Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in real tennis) an open gallery for spectators at the service side of a court.
- ‘The wall behind the server likewise rises into a slope, but lower down, suspended above the floor, lie the dedans, a larger mesh and third possible winner.’
Early 18th century: French, literally ‘inside’.
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.