Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The oldest and principal of the Vedas, composed in the 2nd millennium BC and containing a collection of hymns in early Sanskrit.See Veda
From Sanskrit ṛgveda, from ṛc ‘(sacred) stanza’ + veda ‘(sacred) knowledge’.
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.