Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for sargassum
- ‘Fishing produced little to eat; the only life seemed to be sea turtles, an occasional whale, and the Sargasso weed itself.’
Late 16th century: from Portuguese sargaço, of unknown origin.
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.