Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1796–1855), English geologist. He travelled extensively and produced the first geological description and map of Jamaica. He was involved in the establishment of the Geological Survey of Great Britain in 1835, directing it from then until his death.
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.