Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An independent federal government agency in the US, created in 1933 as part of the New Deal proposals. Responsible for the development of the whole Tennessee River basin, it provides one of the world's greatest irrigation and hydroelectric power systems.
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.