Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The muscular tube leading from the external genitals to the cervix of the uterus in women and most female mammals.vulvaView synonyms
Any sheath-like structure, especially a sheath formed round a stem by the base of a leaf.
Late 17th century: from Latin, literally ‘sheath, scabbard’.
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.