Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A state in Australia that consists of the mountainous island of Tasmania itself and several smaller islands; separated from the southeast coast of mainland Australia by the Bass Strait; population 497,529 (2008); capital, Hobart. It was known as Van Diemen's Land until 1855.
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.