Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A private company formed in 1922 by a group of radio manufacturers in order to establish national radio broadcasts in the United Kingdom (reconstituted and renamed in 1927 as the British Broadcasting Corporation); abbreviated B.B.C.
1920s; earliest use found in The Westminster Gazette.
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.