Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of more than seventy islands off the NE tip of Scotland, constituting a council area of Scotland; population 20,100 (est. 2009); chief town, Kirkwall. They came into Scottish possession in 1472, having previously been ruled by Norway and Denmark.
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.