Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An old phonograph record designed to be played at 78 rpm.
- ‘He started to strip out his treasured seventy-eights, tossing them over his shoulder.’
- ‘The case was full of seventy-eights and forty-fives, about a hundred of them.’
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.