Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The god of the underworld.Also called Hades
A small planetary body orbiting the sun, discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.
Via Latin from Ploutōn, the Greek name of the god of the underworld.
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.