Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Friend of a friend, denoting a story or rumour which has no definite source and cannot be authenticated:‘investigations never do succeed in finding the FOAF who started any of these yarns’
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.