Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A landlocked country in western Africa, in the Sahel; population 18,100,000 (estimated 2015); official language, French; capital, Ouagadougou. A French protectorate from 1898, it became an autonomous republic within the French Community in 1958 and a fully independent republic in 1960.Former name (until 1984) Upper Volta
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.