Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Short trousers ending above the knee, worn as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
- ‘The five physical symbols which must be worn at all times by Khalsa Sikhs; kachha, kangha, kara (steel bracelet), kes (unshorn hair) and kirpan (ceremonial sword).’
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.