Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of three administrative areas in Scotland (Orkney, Shetland, Western Isles), consisting of groups of islands.
- ‘The Scottish Executive say that providing there are no difficulties in the interim period, from April 16, animal imports will be allowed to restart to island areas through a licensing system.’
- ‘But he was right in that the processing should have been happening in the island areas.’
- ‘Following consultation, the health board has come up with options for island areas, which could mean some losing their resident GP.’
- ‘In island areas we need to think differently about the monuments as, for example, referencing the sea - or vice versa.’
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.