Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Surfing a turn made at the bottom of (or in front of) a wave, especially the first turn made after the initial drop, which brings the surfer back on to the face of the wave.
1960s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times.
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.