Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of the clergy who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary in 1689.
- ‘The longest piece by far is Jonathan Clark's essay on ‘Samuel Johnson as a Nonjuror’, which pursues further some of the evidence for Johnson's true allegiances used in his 1994 book on the Great Cham.’
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.