Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘birthmarks were thought to be bruises left by elves’
pixie, fairy, sprite, imp, brownie
dwarf, gnome, goblin, hobgoblin
leprechaun, puck, troll
rare nix, nixie
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.