Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A beverage produced by fermenting sweet tea with a culture of yeast and bacteria.‘bottled kombucha is available in many natural food stores’
Japanese konbucha, literally kelp tea; the origin of the English meaning, which is not found in Japanese, is unclear and may reflect a development in another language..
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.