Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A port in SE Spain; population 210,376 (2008). Originally named Mastia, it was refounded as Carthago Nova (New Carthage) by Hasdrubal in c.225 bc, as a base for the Carthaginian conquest of Spain.
2A port, resort, and oil-refining centre in NW Colombia, on the Caribbean Sea; population 885,400 (2005).
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.