Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The young sons of Edward IV, namely Edward, Prince of Wales (1470–?) and Richard, Duke of York (1472–?), supposedly murdered in the Tower of London in or shortly after 1483. They were taken to the Tower of London by their uncle (the future Richard III) and are generally assumed to have been murdered, but whether at the instigation of Richard III or of another is not known; two skeletons discovered in 1674 are thought to have been those of the princes.
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.