Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A river in northwestern North America that rises in the Rocky Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, and flows for 1,230 miles (1,953 km), first south into the US and then west to enter the Pacific Ocean south of Seattle.
2The capital of South Carolina, in the central part of the state; population 127,029 (est. 2008)
3A residential community in central Maryland, between Baltimore and Washington, DC, planned and established in the 1960s; population 88,254 (2000)
4A city in central Missouri, home to the University of Missouri; population 100,733 (est. 2008)
5A city in west central Tennessee, on the Tennessee River, southwest of Nashville; population 34,402 (est. 2008)
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.