Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in early Christian legend) seven noble Christian youths of Ephesus who fell asleep in a cave while fleeing from persecution by the Roman emperor Decius (c.250 AD) and awoke 187 years later.
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.