Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(died c.304), Roman martyr, said to have been a Christian virgin who refused to marry. She is the patron saint of virgins and her emblem is a lamb (Latin agnus). Feast day, 21 January.
(c.1211–82), patron saint of Bohemia. She was canonized in 1989. Feast day, 2 March.
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.