Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The oldest of the national organizations for boys in Britain, founded in 1883 with the aim of promoting ‘Christian manliness’, discipline, and self-respect. Companies are now also found in the US and in Commonwealth countries; each is connected with a church.
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.