Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very large group of islands, including Sumatra, Java, Borneo, the Philippines, and New Guinea, lying between the mainland of SE Asia and Australia. They constitute the bulk of the area formerly known as the East Indies.
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.