Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The largest city of pre-Columbian America, situated about 40 km (25 miles) north-east of Mexico City. Built c.300 bc, it reached its zenith c.300–600 ad, when it was the centre of an influential culture which spread throughout Meso-America. It was sacked by the invading Toltecs c.900.
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.