Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The old word for questionnaire - questionary - surprises.’
- ‘Further questionaries may be offered to registered subjects in order to evaluate telemedical knowledge or current practice.’
Late 19th century: from French questionnaire (see questionnaire).
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.