Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
adjective & adverb
With retrospective action or force:[as adjective] ‘ex post facto laws’backdated, retroactive, ex post facto, backward-lookingView synonyms
Erroneous division of Latin ex postfacto in the light of subsequent events.
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.