Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One of the four Vedas, a collection of melodies and liturgical chants. Its material is drawn largely from the Rig Veda.See Veda
From Sanskrit sāmaveda, from sāman ‘chant’ and veda ‘(sacred) knowledge’.
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.