Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ancient British battle in which, according to one theory, the forces of King Arthur successfully defended themselves against the Saxons in ad 516. Another source implies that the battle was fought c.500 but does not connect it with King Arthur.
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.