Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game, played especially by children, in which imaginary letters are delivered in exchange for kisses.
- ‘Hey, I know, let's all get completely drunk and play "Postman's Knock"!’
- ‘So long as I don't have to play Postman's Knock with any of them, I'm happy to welcome them in for Christmas.’
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.