Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Germany) a public building at a spa, in which entertainment is provided.gambling house, gambling club, gaming club, gambling denView synonyms
Mid 19th century: from German, from Kur ‘cure’ + Saal ‘room’.
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.