Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various tallow-like substances obtained from plants; especially that obtained from the Chinese tallow tree, Triadica sebifera (formerly of the genus Stillingia).
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Wonders Nature & Art.
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.