Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The second-brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Carina. It is a supergiant, visible only to observers in the southern hemisphere and the southern part of the northern hemisphere.
Latin, from Greek Kanōpus, the name of the pilot of the fleet of King Menelaus in the Trojan War.
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.