Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of women's small ornamental cap, typically made of lace or net and often worn by brides.
- ‘Diamante headbands and Juliet caps are generally used to hold the wedding veil in place.’
Early 20th century: so named because it forms part of the usual costume of the heroine of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
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.