Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A style of women's dress introduced in the late 19th century, characterized by the wearing of knickerbockers or bloomers in place of a skirt.
- ‘Many novelists also published journalism dealing with further related issues within the growing women's movement of the period, such as rational dress and women's suffrage.’
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.