Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An industrial city and river port in SE France, situated at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region; population 480,778 (2006). Founded by the Romans in AD 43 as Lugdunum, it was an important city of Roman Gaul. French name Lyon.
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.