Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of two passes across the Alps in southern Europe. The Great St Bernard Pass, on the border between SW Switzerland and Italy, rises to 2,469 m (8,100 ft). The Little St Bernard Pass, on the French–Italian border south-east of Mont Blanc, rises to 2,188 m (7,178 ft).
Named after the hospices founded on their summits in the 11th century by the French monk St Bernard.
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.