Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(of hounds) bark, especially on finding a scent.
- ‘The unseen hounds gave tongue; the clamor of the beaters grew louder.’
- 1.1 Express one's feelings or opinions freely, sometimes objectionably so.
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.