Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A river in southeastern Africa. Rising as the Crocodile River near Johannesburg, it flows 1,100 miles (1,770 km) in a sweeping curve to the north and east to meet the Indian Ocean north of Maputo, Mozambique. For much of its course it forms South Africa's boundary with Botswana and Zimbabwe.
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.