Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A measure of volume for loose dry goods such as grain, tea, and sugar.
- ‘The table below shows the differences between dry measurement and liquid measurement.’
- ‘The modius, an ancient Greek unit of dry measure, was about a third of a U.S. cubic foot.’
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.