Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A town in northern England, on the River Swale in North Yorkshire; population 9,000 (est. 2009).
2A residential borough of Greater London, situated on the Thames. It contains Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Full name Richmond-upon-Thames.
3The state capital of Virginia, a port on the James River; population 202,002 (est. 2008). During the American Civil War it was the Confederate capital from July 1861 until its capture in 1865.
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.