Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A country in the Caucasus of SW Asia, on the eastern shore of the Black Sea; population 4,615,800 (est. 2009); languages, Georgian (official), Russian, and Armenian; capital, Tbilisi.
2A state of the south-eastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 9,685,744 (est. 2008); capital, Atlanta. Founded as an English colony in 1732 and named after George II, it became one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788).
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.