Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A chain of islands in the south-western part of the Malay Archipelago, consisting of two groups: the Greater Sunda Islands, which include Sumatra, Java, Borneo, and Sulawesi, and the Lesser Sunda Islands, which lie to the east of Java and include Bali, Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba, and Timor.
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.