Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A warm room in an ancient Roman bath.
- ‘The Romans and Turks knew all about the value of time spent in the baths, working your way slowly through the frigidarium and tepidarium.’
- ‘After this, the visitor would return to the tepidarium and then to frigidarium to cool down.’
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.