Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A channel port in northern France, from which ferries run to Newhaven and elsewhere; population 34,670 (2006). In August 1942 it was the scene of an unsuccessful amphibious raid by a joint force of British and Canadian troops to destroy the German-held port and airfield.
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.