Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The sign §, used as a reference mark or to indicate a section of a book.
- ‘Rochfort Smith also recruits an intimidating number of printer's symbols, including the paragraphus and the section mark (§) which are arbitrarily repurposed in her scheme.’
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.