Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who engraves dies used to stamp designs on coins or medals.
- ‘Was one of his designs sent to the Melbourne die-sinkers along with the Trophy of Arms design, for final design sketches?’
- ‘There is only one shop close by that has a die-sinker and even though he is a nice guy he doesn't always have the time.’
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.