Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of the Celtic languages spoken in early Britain or their modern descendants; (later) specifically those of the P-Celtic group.
Of or designating these languages.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Vallancey (c1726–1812), antiquary and military surveyor.
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.