Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic term for Twelfth Night
- ‘On this day in 1508, the Duke of Buckingham gave a feast for 460 guests to celebrate the Twelfth Day of Christmas.’
- ‘The Assembly Member congratulated District No 5 and Tobermore District No 11 on hosting ‘excellent family orientated Twelfth Day celebrations.’’
- ‘In Christian history, it is believed that January 6th marks the Twelfth Day of Christmas; twelve days following the birth of Jesus Christ.’
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.