Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(956–1015), grand prince of Kiev 980–1015; known as Vladimir the Great; canonized as St Vladimir. His marriage to a sister of the Byzantine emperor Basil II resulted in his conversion to Christianity and in Christianity in Russia developing in close association with the Orthodox Church. Feast day, 15 July.
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.