Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(A trademark for) a component of an instant messaging or chat application consisting of a panel which displays a list of the user's contacts, typically also giving a visual indication as to whether they are online and available to chat; a list of a user's contacts displayed by such an application.
1990s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups).
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.