Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ancient region of west central Italy, west of the Apennines and south of the River Tiber. Settled during the early part of the 1st millennium bc by a branch of the Indo-European people known as the Latini, it had become dominated by Rome by the end of the 4th century bc; it is now part of the modern region of Lazio.
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.