Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A series of waterways in eastern China that extend south from Beijing to Hangzhou, a distance of 1,060 miles (1,700 km). Built in stages between 486 BC and AD 1327, its original purpose was to transport rice from the river valleys to the cities.
2The main waterway of Venice, Italy. It is lined on each side by palaces and spanned by the Rialto Bridge.
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.