Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A free or unrestricted means of admission or access.‘academic success is not an automatic open sesame to the job market’key, path, way, route, avenue, means of access, door, doorway, entry, entrée, admission, admittance, open sesameView synonyms
Early 18th century: from the magic formula in the tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (see Ali Baba).
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.