Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lover of words.
- ‘The site is more of a browsing expedition than a tool for linguists and logophiles, but then the first word in the name is fun and not research.’
- ‘Godfrey's ascetic prose will hold little interest for logophiles, but the slapdash feel of the writing is a compelling evocation of the teenage mind.’
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.