Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hiding place for a Roman Catholic priest during times of religious persecution.
- ‘Catherine appointed the Benedictine Father Huddleston, who had hidden Charles II in his priest's hole after the Battle of Worcester in 1651.’
- ‘A tour round some of the hidden parts of Towneley Hall, including priest's holes, the cellars and the attic, is also on the agenda.’
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.