Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(of a person or their actions) prompt and eager.
- 1.1 (of flowers or fruit) blooming or ripening early in the year.
Old English hræth, hræd, of Germanic origin; perhaps related to the base of rash.
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.