Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
postpositive (of a cross) having each extremity broadened, split, and curved back.
Mid 16th century: probably from Anglo-Norman French moliné, from molin ‘mill’, because of a resemblance to the iron support of a millstone.
A city on the Rock and Mississippi rivers in northwestern Illinois, one of the Quad Cities; population 43,088 (est. 2008)
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.