Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A drinking club where patrons or members bring their own alcoholic drink and are charged for admission, service, etc. (often as a means of evading licensing laws).
1930s; earliest use found in Arizona Independent Republic.
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.