Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Do a lot of successful business.‘the open-air air show did a land-office business’
- ‘The local pizza joint did a land office business around 6:00 pm.’
- ‘It's not surprising that companies offering a way to raise credit scores are doing a land-office business.’
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.