Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A village in the Bavarian Alps of southwestern Germany; population 5,400 (est. 2006). It is the site of one of the few surviving passion plays, which has been performed by the villagers every tenth year (with few exceptions) from 1634 as a result of a vow made during an epidemic of plague.
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.