Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Give away (something used or unwanted), as opposed to selling it or throwing it away, especially in an arrangement made via the Internet.‘I freecycled all the household furniture left over from moving house’‘the fridge can be freecycled’‘freecycling saves resources’
Early 21st century: blend of free and recycle, from Freecycle, the proprietary name of an online service.
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.