Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hybrid language combining words and idioms from both Spanish and English.‘Martinez switched back and forth from English to Spanish to Spanglish’
- ‘These people have put down their roots in America, and they're talking to each other all day, every day, in a mixture of Spanish and English called Spanglish.’
- ‘She normally only spoke English or Spanglish, never full Spanish.’
- ‘Spanish purists are lamenting the rise of Spanglish.’
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.