Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A province of the Republic of Ireland, in the south-west of the country.
A city in NW Germany; population 272,100 (est. 2006). It was formerly the capital of Westphalia; the Treaty of Westphalia, ending the Thirty Years War, was signed simultaneously there and at Osnabrück in 1648.
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.