Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
White pigment consisting of zinc oxide.
- ‘It may only be used on paper prepared with a ground of Chinese white pigment, or Chinese white mixed with a watercolour pigment such as pink, to give a coloured ground.’
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.