Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Make Scottish in character.‘the Scandinavian name Sigurdsson was Scotticized as Stewartson’
- ‘Settling in Scotland, he changed his name from Gecevicius and ‘Scotticised’ his life, giving his children British names.’
- ‘That is one reason why he has not ‘Scotticised’ certain words.’
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.