Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Medieval and later forms of Latin.
- ‘This I would not dispute, although the direction of Low Latin grammar would indicate that the lesson was only partially learnt by the Romans who admired him.’
- ‘The word may be of Low Latin onomatopoeic origin.’
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.