Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Latin as developed since 1500, used especially in scientific terminology.
- ‘This was a usage adapted from Galileo's Italian word telescopi, which he seems to have first used in 1611; two years later, Kepler employed the modern Latin telescopium.’
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.