Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The track taken by a bottle dropped into the water from a ship for the purpose of charting ocean currents.Related bottle chart
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Nautical Magazine.
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.