Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In classical times, the principal road south from Rome, named after the censor Appius Claudius Caecus, who built the section to Capua in 312 BC; it was later extended to Brindisi.Latin name Via Appia
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.