Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A port and naval base on the Atlantic coast of Brittany, in NW France; population 148,316 (2006).
2A river port and industrial city in Belarus, situated close to the border with Poland; population 318,000 (est. 2009). The peace treaty between Germany and Russia was signed there in March 1918. Former name (until 1921) Brest-Litovsk.Polish name Brześć nad Bugiem
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.