Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of large tower-shaped stone structure found in Sardinia, dating from the Bronze and Iron Ages.
- ‘The nuraghi of Sardinia are very similar in form and date to the torri of Corsica and the talayots of the Balearic Islands.’
- ‘These are the nuraghi, patriarchal fortress-villages dating back to Sardina's flourishing Bronze Age.’
- ‘I climb to the top of a nuraghe and look down a Bronze Age sacred well - both amazingly intact.’
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.