Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hill in southern England 3 km (2 miles) north of Salisbury, the site of an ancient Iron Age settlement and hill fort, and later of a Norman castle and town. The settlement fell into decline after the new cathedral and town of Salisbury were established in 1220, and the site was deserted.
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.