Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic spelling of nursling
- ‘Wynne looked at her nurseling for a long moment, then relented.’
- ‘A good eye for growing things he has; there's not a nurseling, fig tree, vine stock, olive tree or pear tree or garden bed uncared for on this farm.’
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.