Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Decorated with historical, legendary, or emblematic designs.
- ‘Additional mention should be made of the production of the storiated ware, of which Giacomo Mancini, known as ‘el frate’, was the declared author.’
Late 19th century: compare with historiated.
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.