Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built c.292–280 BC, it stood beside the harbor entrance at Rhodes for about fifty years.
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.