Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A country that occupies the most southern part of Africa; population 54,500,000 (estimated 2015); administrative capital, Pretoria; legislative capital, Cape Town; judicial capital, Bloemfontein; eleven official languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, Sepedi or Northern Sotho, Sesotho or Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, and Venda.
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.