Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘when interest rates started rising, the ensuing credit crunch drove the economy into the deep recession of the early 1990s’
credit squeeze, economic decline, downturn, slump, slowdown, trough, recession, depression
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.