Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Hell or the underworld.
- ‘Christ did not ascend to the higher heavens until he had descended to the lower regions.’
- ‘Such is the story told by Herodotus; but we must do him the justice to say he expresses his disbelief of it, as well as of the same king's visit to the lower regions.’
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.