Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A national public holiday in Australia, commemorating the founding on 26 January 1788 of the colony of New South Wales.
- ‘Young people are certainly not forgotten in the Australia Day celebrations, and one of the great activities is an Australia Day Breakdance Competition.’
- ‘The Commonwealth created an Australia Day Council in 1946 to raise public awareness of the day.’
- ‘She will announce the Citizenship awards, various sporting awards and deliver an Australia Day Address.’
- ‘She had arrived home from America only two weeks earlier just to end up in Canberra to perform in an Australia Day concert.’
- ‘Darwin Naval Base provided 16 people for a tri-service guard that paraded at the Stadium for an Australia Day ceremony.’
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.