Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The captain of a flagship.
- ‘Early in December 1805, he arrived back in Britain under the command of Captain Edward Rotherham, Collingwood's flag captain at Trafalgar.’
- ‘He has been unofficially officially dubbed the flag captain.’
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.