Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
the sky, heaven, the blue, the wide blue yonder, the azure, the heavens, the skies
the vault, the vault of heaven, the celestial sphere, the empyrean, the welkin
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.