Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(Originally) a club in which the subscriptions are used to buy or borrow records for the common use of the members; (later) a society which sells its members selected records, typically at reduced prices.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Washington Post.
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.