Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An island in the Caribbean, one of the Leeward Islands; population 5,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Plymouth. It was visited by Columbus in 1493 and named after a Benedictine monastery on the mountain of Montserrat in Catalonia, northeastern Spain. Colonized by Irish settlers in 1632 and now a British overseas territory, it has been severely affected by the ongoing eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano since 1995.
Visited by Columbus in 1493, the island was named after a Benedictine monastery on the mountain of Montserrat in Catalonia, NE Spain.
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.