Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A New York State prison, built in 1825–8 at Ossining village on the Hudson River and formerly notorious for its severe discipline.Official name Ossining Correctional Facility
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.