Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
notepad, exercise book, register, logbook, log, diary, daybook, journal, commonplace book, memorandum book, record book, personal organizer
British jotter, pocketbook
North American scratch pad
informal memo pad
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.