Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A town in Belgium, on the River Scheldt near the French frontier; population 68,193 (2008). From the 9th century it was controlled by the counts of Flanders until taken by France in 1188, returning to the Netherlands in 1814.Flemish name Doornik
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.