Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A felt or straw hat with a round crown and an upward-curved brim.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Packet of evening readings for younger members of the English 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.