Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various types of soup which are brown in appearance, typically made with beef or mutton; in later use sometimes mildly depreciative.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Young Lady's Companion in Cookery.
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.