Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The capital and chief port of Jamaica; population 580,000 (est. 2007). Founded in 1693, it became capital in 1870.
2A port in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario, at the head of the St Lawrence River; population 117,207 (2006).
3A town and London borough on the south bank of the Thames, county town of Surrey.
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.