Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The place where a duel or battle is fought.
- ‘An engagement on what in those days was known as the field of honor cut short Burk's work on the fourth volume of his Virginia history.’
- ‘It leaked out here to-day that two very prominent Mexican citizens had met on the field of honor last evening, on the American side of the Rio Grande.’
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.