Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The notional environment in which digital data is stored; especially the Internet viewed in this way. Also (Science Fiction): the space of virtual reality, cyberspace.
1980s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From data + -sphere, after cybersphere, biosphere, etc.
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.