Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to greet someone, attract their attention, or express excitement.
Natural exclamation: first recorded in late Middle English.
- nonstandard spelling of you, used to represent black English
- nonstandard spelling of your, used to represent black English
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.