Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
farewell, adieuView synonyms
- ‘Enough with the tah tah, tally ho, pip pip and all that….’
Early 20th century: imitative, probably of the repeated short blasts on the horn of a motor car or bicycle.
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.