Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The largest of a small group of volcanic islands in the South Atlantic, 2,112 km (1,320 miles) south-west of the British colony of St Helena, of which it is a dependency; population 300 (est. 2006). It was discovered in 1506 by the Portuguese admiral Tristão da Cunha and annexed to Britain in 1816.
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.