Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1720–93), English clergyman and naturalist. He wrote many letters to friends on aspects of natural history in his native village of Selborne, Hampshire; these were published in 1789 as "The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne", which has remained in print ever since.
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.