Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A telephone service giving the correct time in recorded speech.
- ‘Subscribers were due to get a new telephone, a new number and a new speaking clock service.’
- ‘Time is money in the Khan house where - according to BT - they dial the speaking clock every nine minutes.’
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.