Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An army officer's tight-fitting undress jacket reaching to the waist.
- ‘The South selected cadet gray as its official uniform color - in tribute to ‘the long gray line ‘at West Point - but the War Department could not begin to supply so many shell jackets and trousers.’’
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.