Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[postpositive] (of a person's hair) cut in a short and bristly style.
- ‘It had a silhouette of Fred Poole, profile to the right, wearing buttoned coat, high stock and frilled chemise, hair worn en brosse.’
Early 20th century: French, literally in the form of a brush.
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.