Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- in the reign of a queen, the term for King's bounty
- ‘In the 1870s, as they lost their lands and buffalo herds, Indians hoped that the new treaties would deliver the "Queen's bounty" they promised.’
- ‘There are typically few beggars in Caemlyn because of the Queen's Bounty.’
- ‘The family legend is that triplets were born and the mother was awarded the Queen's Bounty of £3 for 3 live births.’
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.