Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A direction to be ready to fence, taking the opening position for action.
- ‘He yells ‘En Garde!’ and lunges at me.’
- ‘Following salutes the referee yells ‘en garde’ and each participant lowers his mask and prepares for the bout to begin’
- ‘I was hoping for a rematch against you - en garde!’
French en garde '(be) on guard.'.
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.