Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A non-periodic variation in surface atmospheric pressure in the Arctic region coupled with an opposite variation further south (and associated with similar variation in the North Atlantic); an index of this variation, which is negative when Arctic pressures are high, resulting in greater southward movement of cold polar air to temperate mid-latitude regions.
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.