Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(as a command) mount your horses!
- ‘‘Well, to horse then,’ said Hal after a uncomfortable pause, ‘And I had been hoping for a good night's rest, too.’’
- ‘Pray forgive my haste, but I must to horse before the coming of the rosy-fingered dawn.’
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.