Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An island in the Gulf of St Lawrence, in eastern Canada, the country's smallest province; population 135,851 (2006); capital, Charlottetown. Explored by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and colonized by the French, it was ceded to the British in 1763. It became a province of Canada in 1873.
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.