Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Disused = Greenwich Mean Time (now disused).
2The standard time used experimentally in the United Kingdom from 18 Feb. 1968 to 31 Oct. 1971, one hour in advance of GMT (UTC), equivalent to Central European Time and British Summer Time but in force throughout the year; abbreviated BST.
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.