Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who sharpens knives and other cutting tools.
- ‘The next morning we set off on a guided walking tour of Paris during which we had an interesting reminder of a previous era: we spotted an itinerant knife grinder walking his handcart through the streets of the Left Bank, ringing his bell.’
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.