Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Japanese Buddhist festival held annually in August to honour the dead.
- ‘Bear in mind that this activity came during the summer season, and was maintained in August, normally a time of low energy, with the O-Bon holiday.’
- ‘I think that O-Bon - the ‘Festival of the Dead,’ upcoming in August - can be special this year.’
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.