Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a corporation descended from an ancient trade guild of London.
- ‘The City summoned each of the City Companies to call their most substantial members in order to discuss the Plantation of Ulster.’
- ‘The Court agreed, along with most if not all of the other City Companies, that a donation be made to the Lord Mayor's Fund for the Imperial Volunteers.’
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.