Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pattern of flowers and leaves used in tapestry, on porcelain, or in other decorative items.
- ‘At the moment, driving to town is like driving through the middle of a Millefleurs tapestry.’
Mid 19th century: French, literally a thousand flowers.
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.