Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A high plateau region of SW Brazil, forming a watershed between the Amazon and Plate River systems. The region is divided into two states, Mato Grosso (capital, Cuiabá) and Mato Grosso do Sul (capital, Campo Grande).
Portuguese, literally ‘dense forest’.
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.