Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A city in NW Poland; population 564,035 (2007). An area of German colonization since the 13th century, it was the centre of Polish power in the 15th–17th centuries, but passed to Prussia in 1793. It was under German control almost continuously until the First World War, and was overrun by the Germans again in 1939.German name Posen
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.