Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Make or become wet and dirty by movement into or through muddy water.with object ‘clip off the down at the tail to prevent their being drabbled’no object ‘the poor fellows who had to drabble through the mire’
Middle English: from Low German drabbelen ‘paddle in water or mire’, from drabbe ‘mire’.
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.