Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The wife of a margrave.
- ‘When the Jenny Haniver lands on Anchorage, Pennyroyal's story also charms the margravine, who immediately turns west to find this Eden.’
Late 17th century: from Dutch markgravin, feminine of markgraaf, earlier markgrave (see margrave).
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.