Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A port on the Black Sea in northern Turkey; population 228,800 (est. 2007). In 1204, after the sack of Constantinople by the Crusaders, an offshoot of the Byzantine Empire was founded with Trabzon as its capital, which was annexed to the Ottoman Empire in 1461.Also called Trebizond
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.