Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The archetypal first man of Hindu mythology, survivor of the great flood and father of the human race. He is also the legendary author of one of the most famous codes of Hindu religious law, the Manusmriti (Laws of Manu), composed in Sanskrit and dating in its present form from the 1st century bc.
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.