Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The gelatinous flesh of an unripe (green-husked) coconut.Related buko water
1960s; earliest use found in Nutrition Survey Southern Tagalog Region. From Tagalog buko young, green-husked coconut.
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.