Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game of jacks played with five pieces of metal or stone and usually no ball.
- ‘A form of ‘knucklebones’ or ‘fivestones’ was played, probably the form where a number of small bones (usually pig or sheep knuckles) or stones are taken in the palm of the hand.’
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.