Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A state in the north-eastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 6,497,967 (est. 2008); capital, Boston. Settled by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620, it was a centre of resistance to the British before becoming one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788).
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.