Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A structure at the head of a stringed instrument where the strings are attached to the tuning pegs.
- ‘They run parallel to the main strings from tuning-pegs set either in the pegbox or in the side of the neck, under the fingerboard (where present), and through holes in the main bridge to the string-holder or tailpiece.’
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.