Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(especially in older libraries) a mark on a library book indicating its location.
- ‘The authors have consciously excluded library pressmarks, and this may be disappointing to some readers because of the potential value of these to scholars seeking to locate copies in a particular library.’
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.