Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minor trench connecting two different positions on a battlefield, typically built in a zigzag pattern to protect against raking by gunfire; a communication trench.
Late 17th century. From French boyau, specifically use of boyau bowels, intestines.
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.