Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in central Spain on the River Tagus, capital of Castilla-La Mancha region; population 80,810 (2008). It was a pre-eminent city and cultural centre of Castile. Toledan steel and sword blades have been famous since the first century BC.
2An industrial city and port on Lake Erie, in NW Ohio; population 293,201 (est. 2008).
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.