Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The goddess of agriculture.Greek equivalent Demeter
The first asteroid to be discovered, found by G. Piazzi of Palermo on 1 January 1801. It is also much the largest (diameter 913 km).
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.