Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Swarthy.dark, dark-coloured, dark-skinned, dark-complexioned, dusky, tanned, black, saturnine, olive-skinnedView synonyms
Old English sweart, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zwart and German schwarz.
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.