Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A river of northern California, which rises near the border with Oregon and flows some 611 km (380 miles) southwards to San Francisco Bay.
2The state capital of California, situated on the Sacramento River to the north-east of San Francisco; population 463,794 (est. 2008).
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.