Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(Of a parachutist) trained to ski from the landing place.
2Of or relating to a sport in which skiers ski from a place to which they have dropped by parachute.
1940s; earliest use found in The Christian Science Monitor.
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.