Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A river in southern China that flows from Guangzhou (Canton) south to the South China Sea and forms part of the delta of the Xi River. Its lower reaches widen to form the Pearl River estuary, an inlet between Hong Kong and Macao.
2A river that flows for 485 miles (780 km) across central Mississippi, to form part of the border with Louisiana, into the Gulf of Mexico.
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.