Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An incandescent cloud of gas, ash, and lava fragments ejected from a volcano, typically as part of a pyroclastic flow.
- ‘Sometimes hot ash emerging from a volcanic vent rushes in a hot cloud called a nuée ardente down the side of the volcano.’
French, literally ‘burning cloud’.
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.