Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A writ requiring a person to show why a judgement regarding a record or patent should not be enforced or annulled.
- ‘I still do not understand what you are saying is unfair and what is meant by ‘based’ and you will not answer it by talking generally about what happened with the writ of scire facias before there were separate claims.’
Latin, literally ‘let (the person) know’.
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.