Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The six-hundredth anniversary of a significant event.
- ‘This tribute to Zheng He, master mariner of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), is merely one frisson in the flurry of activities organised for the sexcentenary.’
Relating to a six-hundredth anniversary.
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.