Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Christian festival commemorating the massacre of the Innocents, 28 December.
- ‘I ask you to reflect on all those involved by their actions, or by their inaction, in the slaughter recounted in the story of Holy Innocents Day.’
- ‘We took part in the Holy Innocents Day Service at St Martin-in-the-Fields, remembering child victims of war.’
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.