Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A form of football pool in which different numbers of points are awarded for a draw, an away win, and a home win.
- ‘Dobbin can also land the John Wade Selling Handicap Hurdle on Ball Games, while Lahib The Fifth, twice a winner for Nicky Richards, can provide Dobbin with a treble chance in the Jewson Novices' Hurdle Qualifier.’
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.