Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1969), West Indian cricketer; full name Brian Charles Lara. He scored 501 not out, a world record in first-class cricket, for Warwickshire against Durham in 1994, and 400 against England in Antigua in 2004, the highest individual score in a test innings.
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.