Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Welsh language up to c.1150.
- ‘The manuscript contains a number of glosses in Old Welsh and Old Cornish, but also has strong affinities with similar colloquies in two English manuscripts of the eleventh century (Oxford, St John's Coll., 154, and Oxford, Bodl.’
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.