Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A nickname for the American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.
- ‘It reminds me of the '60s when everyone's goal was to defeat the ‘establishment’ through fairly harmless guerrilla tactics such as not putting a stamp on the envelope when paying a Ma Bell phone bill.’
- ‘We've done this before: to the railroad trusts in the first part of the 20th century, to Ma Bell more recently.’
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.