Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A port on the eastern coast of Sicily; population 125,000.Italian name Siracusa
2A city in New York, southeast of Lake Ontario; population 138,068 (est. 2008). The site of salt springs, it was an important center of salt production during the 19th century.
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.