Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A D-shaped fetter for tethering a horse by the leg, now only as represented as a heraldic charge.
- ‘Too soon he saw that his hope was vain; there were ten or twelve stout archers with the white rosette of York in their bonnets, the falcon and fetterlock on their sleeves.’
- ‘A falcon displayed within a closed fetterlock was a badge of King Edward IV.’
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.