Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A SE Asian country consisting of many islands in the Malay Archipelago; population 257,600,000 (estimated 2015); languages, Indonesian (official), Malay, Balinese, Chinese, Javanese, and others; capital, Jakarta (on Java).Former name (until 1949) Dutch East Indies
From Indo- + Greek nēsos ‘island’.
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.