Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in central Kentucky; population 282,114 (est. 2008). It is a noted horse-breeding center.
2A residential town in northeastern Massachusetts, northwest of Boston; population 30,272 (est. 2008). In 1775, it was the scene of the first battle in the American Revolution.
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.