Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Short form used instead of pronouncing the three letters in the abbreviation www (World Wide Web) in Internet addresses.
- ‘Here, Internet sites start with ‘dub-dub-dub’.’
- ‘The overwhelming majority of respondents to last night's question seem to agree that the acceptable vocal abbreviation is dub-dub-dub.’
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.