Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The political and military alliance between Scotland and France which began formally with the treaty of 1295 between John Balliol and Philip IV of France, and was repeatedly renewed until 1560, during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots; (also more generally) the traditional friendship between these two countries.
Mid 16th century.
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.