Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for April Fool's Day
- ‘Since that time ‘All Fools' Day’ has spread to many other parts of the world and the dominant practice is still sending people on a fool's errand.’
- ‘If their recommendations are practical and adopted by the public, will the All Fools' Day this year see the beginning of a change?’
- ‘If perchance you're looking for the perfect present for a scatterbrained soul born on All Fools' Day, let your fingers do the walking over to this website.’
- ‘All England must have felt humiliated in 1599 when Europe's Easter, the ‘real’ Easter by Pope Gregory's scientifically validated calendar, fell on 11 April while in England, 10 days behind, it was All Fools' Day.’
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.