Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(5th century bc), Greek historian. He was the first historian to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. His History tells of the Persian Wars of the early 5th century bc.
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.