Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An armed force recruited by the British government to fight Sinn Fein in Ireland in 1920–1. Their harsh methods caused an outcry in Britain and America.
So named because of the mixture of military khaki and black constabulary colours of their uniform.
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.