Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A river port and industrial city in central Illinois, on the Illinois River; population 114,114 (est. 2008). It developed around a fort built by the French in 1680.
2A city in southwest central Arizona, a northwestern suburb of Phoenix; population 157,960 (est. 2008)
Named after the American Indians who occupied the area when the French arrived.
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.