Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A heavy lace consisting of embroidered motifs held together by large connecting stitches.openwork, lacework, tatting, netting, net, tulle, meshwork, mesh, webbingView synonyms
Mid 19th century: from French, from guiper ‘cover with silk’, of Germanic origin.
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.