Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in central Kentucky; population (with Fayette) 282,114 (est. 2008). It is a noted horse-breeding centre.
2A residential town north-west of Boston, Massachusetts; population 30,272 (est. 2008). It was the scene in 1775 of the first battle fought in the War of American Independence.
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.