Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of twenty-seven small coral islands in the Indian Ocean, administered as an external territory of Australia since 1955; population 600 (est. 2009). The islands were discovered in 1609 by Captain William Keeling of the East India Company.Also called Keeling Islands
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.