Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1841–1904), Welsh explorer; born John Rowlands. In 1871, he found David Livingstone (1813–73) at Lake Tanganyika in Africa. After Livingstone's death, Stanley continued his explorations in Africa, charting Lake Victoria (1874), tracing the course of the Congo (1874–77), and mapping Lake Albert (1889). In 1889, he was the first European to visit Lake Edward.
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.