Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A skyscraper on Fifth Avenue, New York City, which was for several decades the tallest building in the world. When first erected, in 1930–31, it measured 1,250 feet (381 m); it currently stands at approximately 1,454 feet (443 m)
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.