Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A republic forming a small enclave in Italy, near Rimini; population 32,000 (estimated 2015); official language, Italian; capital, the town of San Marino. It is perhaps Europe's oldest state, claiming to have been independent almost continuously since its foundation in the 4th century.
Said to be named after Marino, a Dalmatian stonecutter who fled there to escape the persecution of Christians under Diocletian.
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.