Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The veterans of the British Expeditionary Force sent to France in the First World War (1914), so named because of a supposed German reference to the ‘contemptible little army’ facing them.
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.