Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An English person's home is a place where they may do as they please and from which they may exclude anyone they choose.
- ‘The message is: it's a free country, and an Englishman's home is his castle - just as long as you don't happen to live under the ridiculous rules of a Residents' Association!’
- ‘If an Englishman's home is his castle, his car must be his prized steed.’
- ‘When I get back home… well, an Englishman's home is his castle, isn't it?’
- ‘They will argue that it breaches one of the most basic rights of all: that an Englishman's home is his castle.’
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.