Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A study book containing lists of words and meanings or other related information.
- ‘It's called ‘writing’; look it up in a wordbook you quarter-wit dullards.’
- ‘Among the reference books on display at the exhibition are several popular dictionaries and wordbooks, all aimed at increasing vocabulary and improving communication skills.’
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.