Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A French squadron of aircraft.
- ‘This information consists of official daily reports on aerial operations, decisions, aircraft losses, escadrille records, and contacts with foreign air services.’
Early 20th century: French, literally flotilla, flight.
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.