Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A piece of waste material removed from card or tape by punching.
1950s: of unknown origin.
A landlocked country in northern central Africa; population 14,000,000 (estimated 2015); capital, N'Djamena; official languages, French and Arabic.
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.