Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A government notice issued to news editors requiring them not to publicize certain information for reasons of national security.
- ‘On 3 September, the Ministry of Defence issued a D notice about her case.’
- ‘That said you don't really have to silence everyone at an individual level you simply don't allow it into the mass media, in this country it's called a D notice.’
Second World War: D for defence.
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.