Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1archaic except in place names A hillock.
- 1.1 A wood or wooded rise.‘Cumnor Hurst’thicket, grove, wood, coppice, stand, clump, brakeView synonyms
- 1.1 A wood or wooded rise.
2archaic except in place names A sandbank.
Old English hyrst, of Germanic origin; related to German Horst.
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.