Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A non-denominational elementary school of a type founded by the British and Foreign School Society (formed in 1814) and run according to the educationalist Joseph Lancaster's system of using older pupils to help teach younger children.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Bristol Mercury.
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.