Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A low storey between the ground floor and the first floor of a building; a mezzanine floor.floor, level, tierView synonyms
Early 18th century: French, from Spanish entresuelo, from entre between + suelo storey.
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.