Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fine glazed earthenware pottery, typically white, of a type introduced by Josiah Wedgwood in 1779.‘the mug fragment was found in the first four strata with pearlware’count noun ‘items of archaeological interest including pearlwares and industrial slipwares’as modifier ‘pearlware pottery’
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.