Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Norse explorer; son of Eric the Red. He sailed west from Greenland (c.1000) and reputedly discovered land (variously identified as Labrador, Newfoundland, or New England), which he named Vinland because of the vines he claimed to have found growing there.
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.