Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An industrial city in east central China, in Henan province on the Luo River; population 1,065,100 (est. 2006). Between the 4th and 6th centuries AD the construction of cave temples to the south of the city made it an important Buddhist centre.Former name Honan
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.