Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit of energy saved as a result of conservation measures, such as reducing the use of heat or electricity.‘they're aiming to be the first nation to allow consumers to sell negawatts of electricity back to the grid’
1980s: from nega- + watt, on the pattern of megawatt.
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.