Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A river in southern Asia, about 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long, that flows from Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Along its valley an early civilization flourished from c.2600 to 1760 BC.
1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Indian), between Capricornus and Pavo.
- 1.1as genitive Indi /ˈindī/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Indus constellation.‘the star Alpha Indi’
- 1.1as genitive Indi /ˈindī/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Indus constellation.
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.