Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An industrial city and metropolitan district in NE England, a port on the River Tyne; population 170,200 (est. 2009). Full name Newcastle upon Tyne.
2An industrial town in Staffordshire, in England, just south-west of Stoke-on-Trent; population 77,500 (est. 2009). Full name Newcastle-under-Lyme.
3An industrial port on the SE coast of Australia, in New South Wales; population 152,659 (2008).
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.