Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(d.221 bc), Carthaginian general. He accompanied his father-in-law, Hamilcar, to Spain in 237 and advanced the Carthaginian boundary to the Ebro.
(d.207 bc), Carthaginian general. The younger brother of Hannibal, he was left in command of Carthaginian forces in Spain after Hannibal departed for Italy in 218.
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.