Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1st Baron Baden-Powell of Gilwell (1857–1941), English soldier and founder of the Boy Scout movement; full name Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. He became a national hero after his successful defence of Mafeking (1899–1900) in the Boer War.
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.