Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A baby fed with milk from a feeding bottle, rather than breastfed.
2US slang Originally US slang an alcoholic; a drunkard.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Daily Advertiser.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.