Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An agricultural state in the north central US, on the border with Canada; population 641,481 (est. 2008); capital, Bismarck. Acquired partly by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and partly from Britain by treaty in 1818, it became the 39th state of the US in 1889.
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.