Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A low-lying country in western Europe on the south shore of the North Sea and English Channel; population 10,414,300 (est. 2009); official languages, Flemish and French; capital, Brussels. Flemish name België/ˈbɛlxiːə/, French name Belgique/bɛlʒik/.
Latin, from Belgae.
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.