Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
2A style of English suited or adapted to use in business; (in later use especially) a form taught to people (usually non-native speakers) who wish to conduct business in English.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Knickerbocker.
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.