Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flare that is fired into the air by a rocket so as to float suspended from a small parachute, used as a signal or for illuminating large areas:‘a red parachute flare was sighted by a fisherman just south of Port Kennedy and police were called’
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.