Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1703–91), English preacher and cofounder of Methodism. Wesley won many working-class converts, but the opposition encountered from the establishment of the Church of England led to the Methodists forming a separate denomination in 1791. His brother Charles (1707–88) was also a founding Methodist.
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.