Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A light shown by a ship at anchor.
- ‘The moon was fading out of sight behind a solid bank of cloud; and she was happy for that, for even without riding lights the bulk of the Red Diamond would be noticeable under a moonlit sky.’
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.