Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman who is believed to be able to predict the future.
- ‘But perhaps my teacher, the spaewife of Ostree, may know better.’
- ‘There was a time when Highland spaewives believed in microbes and infection while the qualified physicians laughed at their quaint superstitions.’
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.