Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Very thin wood used (especially formerly) in bookbinding, making hatboxes, and backing pictures.
- ‘I had to smile. Here I was playing chess on a large scale board in Stockholm's town square in the midweeks of spring against a towering Samoan giant and winning.’
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.