Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- (in the Morse system) another term for dash
- ‘It's one thing to read a bunch of dits and dahs on paper, but it's much harder to decipher the sounds.’
Second World War: imitative.
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.