Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A country in the western West Indies, a mountainous island, the most northern of the Windward Islands, in the Caribbean Sea; population 73,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Roseau; languages, English (official) and Creole.
Named by Columbus, who discovered it on a Sunday ( Latin dies dominica ‘the Lord's day’) in 1493.
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.