Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rifle that discharges a bullet at high speed, used in big-game hunting.
- ‘The group decided that no scope was necessary but, unlike most British express rifles, they also ruled out a series of folding leaf-open sights.’
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.