Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The feat supposed to have been performed in India in the 19th century of climbing a length of unattached rope hanging vertically in the air.
- ‘At the beginning of the twentieth century the Indian Rope Trick was the world's most famous and mysterious act of magic.’
- ‘The Indian Rope Trick has become one of the most famous magical effects of all time, a doubly impressive feat since it was never actually performed.’
- ‘The famed Indian rope trick - a myth, a product of mass hypnosis, or was it really magic?’
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.