Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
For each year (used in financial contexts)‘an average growth rate of around 2 percent per annum’annually, once a year, by the year, per annum, every year, each yearView synonyms
Early 17th century: Latin.
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.