Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(236–c.184 BC), Roman general and politician; full name Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major. He was successful in concluding the second Punic War, firstly by the defeat of the Carthaginians in Spain in 206 and then by the defeat of Hannibal in Africa in 202.
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.