Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in southern Turkey, near the Syrian border; population 186,200 (est. 2007). Antioch was the ancient capital of Syria under the Seleucid kings, who founded it c.300 BC.Turkish name Antakya
2A city in ancient Phrygia.
3A city in north central California; population 100,219 (est. 2008)
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.