Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Two English ice skaters, Jayne Torvill (born 1957) and Christopher (Colin) Dean (born 1958). In partnership they won the world ice dancing championships (1981–3), the gold medal in the 1984 Winter Olympics, and the bronze medal in the 1994 Winter Olympics.
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.