Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The well-preserved corpse of an Iron Age man (c.500 bc–ad 400) found in 1950 in a peat bog in central Jutland, Denmark. Around the neck was a plaited leather noose, indicating that Tollund Man had met his death by hanging.
Named after Tollund Fen, where it was found.
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.