Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lake in the Rift Valley of east central Africa, on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) and Uganda. It is linked to Lake Edward by the Semliki River and to the White Nile by the Albert Nile.African name Mobutu Sese Seko, Lake
Named after the Prince Consort by the English explorer Samuel Baker, who in 1864 was the first European to sight it.
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.