Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A problem, difficulty, or complication.difficulty, issue, trouble, worry, complication, difficult situation, mess, muddle, mix-upView synonyms
Late Middle English (denoting a knotty swelling): from Latin, literally knot.
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.