Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A river in eastern New York, that rises in the Adirondack Mountains and flows south for 350 miles (560 km) into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City.
Named after Henry Hudson (see Hudson, Henry), who in 1609 sailed 240 km (150 miles) up the river as far as Albany.
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.