Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A technique for finding or studying archaeological sites by walking systematically across a ploughed field collecting artefacts on the surface.
- ‘These bits can be collected by responsible field walking and all the information that goes with such finds can be recorded before it is lost.’
- ‘New excavation, soil coring and field walking confirmed Cannings' remarkable status.’
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.