Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A ferry port in Kent, in England, on the coast of the English Channel; population 35,200 (est. 2009). It is mainland Britain's nearest point to the Continent, being only 22 miles (35 km) from Calais, France.
2The capital of Delaware, in the central part of the state; population 36,107 (est. 2008)
3An industrial city in southeastern New Hampshire; population 28,609 (est. 2008)
4A township in southeastern New Jersey, on Barnegat Bay; population 89,706 (2000)
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.