Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each player's rook on the queen's side of the board at the start of a game.
- ‘White can castle queenside a move earlier than usual, bringing the queen's rook rapidly into action.’
- ‘The Queen's Rook is then placed on the opposite side of the King on the first vacant square nearest to the King.’
- ‘When castling, the King either moves two squares towards the King's Rook, or the King move two squares towards the Queen's Rook.’
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.