Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The functions of the abolishable Federal Border Guard Service of the Russian Federation shall be assigned to the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation’
- ‘I have been ‘banged up’ in three British prisons, and I would like to give people an insight into the true nature of prison - how irrational and arbitrary a place it is, and how eminently abolishable it is.’
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.