Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
North American pants
British informal trews, strides, kecks
Australian informal daks
South African Australian informal rammies
dated reach-me-downs, unmentionables
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.