Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game in which the player uses a bat to hit a trap (see trap (sense 5 of the noun)) to send a ball into the air and then hits the ball itself.Related trap
- ‘The young men are expert in a variety of games at ball - such as cricket, base, cat, trapball, also quoits, etc.’
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.