Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- British term for felt-tip pen
- ‘My own business was confined to the Post Office, to tax the car, and to the stationers, in search of a decent fibre tip pen to replace the one I've been wearing down to a stub this past year or so.’
- ‘I experimented with an old, splayed fibre tip pen on paper, to the miniature scale, without success.’
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.