Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A country consisting of a group of islands in the SW Pacific, to the east of New Guinea; population 584,000 (estimated 2015); languages, English (official), Pidgin, local Austronesian and Papuan languages; capital, Honiara.
2A large archipelago in the SW Pacific comprising a double chain of islands, of which those in the north-west form part of Papua New Guinea, the rest constituting the country of the Solomon Islands.
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.