Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A police and military force set up, staffed, and financed by the United Kingdom to keep the peace in the former Emirate of Transjordan (now Jordan).
1920s. Compare Arabic al-Jayš al-ʿArabī.
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.