Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of about 150 small islands off the coast of North Carolina; population 65,000 (estimated 2015); official language, English; capital, Hamilton. It is a British overseas territory with full internal self-government.
Named after a Spanish sailor, Juan Bermúdez, who sighted the islands early in the 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.