Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An inflatable vest worn while scuba-diving whose buoyancy can be increased or decreased, especially so as to establish neutral buoyancy or to facilitate ascent to the surface; abbreviated BC.
1970s; earliest use found in Sub-aqua Magazine.
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.