Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A drug in liquid form added to a drink to cause unconsciousness.
- ‘The young ingenue played by Béatrice Romand administers ‘knockout drops’ to a group of high-ranking Nazi officers who frequent the brothel where she works.’
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.