Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
forage, dried grass, pasturage, herbage, silage, fodder, straw
make the most of an opportunity, exploit an opportunity, take advantage of an opportunity, capitalize on an advantage, strike while the iron is hot, seize the day
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.