Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An island in the Indian Ocean 350 km (200 miles) south of Java, administered as an external territory of Australia since 1958; population 1,400 (est. 2009).
2former name (until 1981) for Kiritimati
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.