Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ornamental knot resembling a turban in shape, made in the end of a rope to form a stopper.
- ‘The four magnificent tassels are embroidered with Turk's head knots and spangles.’
- ‘The emblem of a Turk's head was associated with coffee houses in the 17th century.’
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.