Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(AD 9–79), Roman emperor 69–79 and founder of the Flavian dynasty; Latin name Titus Flavius Vespasianus. He was acclaimed emperor by the legions in Egypt during the civil wars following the death of Nero and gained control of Italy after the defeat of Vitellius. His reign saw the restoration of financial and military order and the initiation of a public building programme.
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.