Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The Gospel of Matthew (in biblical references)
2Mt.(in place names) Mount.‘Mt. Everest’
The chemical element meitnerium.
4Montana (in official postal use)
5Modified tweet (a retweeted posting on the social media website Twitter in which the original content has been altered in some way)
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.