Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Words spelled with -ae/-oe
British English words that are spelled with the double vowels ae or oe are just spelled with an e in American English:
Note that in American English, certain terms, such as archaeology, retain the ae spelling as standard, although the spelling with just the e (e.g., archeology) is usually acceptable as well.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.