Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A port and resort on the Adriatic coast of Croatia; population 26,500 (est. 2009). Its historic centre was damaged by Serb bombardment in the war of 1991–2, but has been restored.Italian name (until 1918) Ragusa /raˈɡuːzə/
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.