Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A British medal awarded for civil or military service, instituted in 1917 by Edward VII, and affiliated to the Order of the British Empire; abbreviated B.E.M.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times.
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.