Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A baby's short coat.
- ‘Since dentition can start as early as the fourth month of life they were, like silver spoons, matinee coats, or ‘christening cups', articles of immediate practical use to the mother.’
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.