Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic spelling of haggle
- ‘If you have the ability to wrangle or higgle with these people and not accept the first quote that is thrown at you, you may be able to get a better price.’
- ‘Children are expected to be independent, take responsibility for siblings, do washing, help sell or ‘higgle’ in the market and work on the land.’
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.