Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A country in NE Africa, on the Red Sea; population 85,237,300 (est. 2009); languages, Amharic (official), several other Afro-Asiatic languages; capital, Addis Ababa.Former name Abyssinia
Via Latin from Greek Aethiops, from aithein to burn + ōps the face.
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.