Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- 2nd person singular present and 1st, 2nd, 3rd person plural present of be
A metric unit of measure, equal to 100 square meters (about 119.6 square yards)
Late 18th century: from French, from Latin area (see area).
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.