Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Stay up until after midnight on 31 December to celebrate the start of a new year.
- ‘In the morning she said: ‘I had to see the new year in on my own.’’
- ‘In true Parisian style we saw the new year in in an Irish Bar in the Bastille.’
- ‘I reckon I am one of very few people who can say that they saw the new year in whilst cowering in a bus shelter.’
- ‘We saw the new year in accompanied by excellent food, a great crowd of people and to the sound of a piper, a good time was had by all and the evening ended at an appropriately ridiculous hour.’
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.