Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A collapsible bed with a frame of metal pipes, used on a boat.
- ‘After five Pacific crossings there is near unanimous agreement that the pipe berth is the preferred accommodation, particularly in the rough going.’
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.