Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Forming personal nouns denoting an occupation or interest (pronounced with stress on the preceding element)‘glazier’
2Forming personal nouns denoting an occupation or interest (pronounced with stress on the final element)‘brigadier’‘cashier’
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.