Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Joan jigged about with excitement’
bob up and down, leap up and down, jump up and down, spring up and down, skip, hop
prance, caper, bounce
rare curvet, rollick, capriole, jounce
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.