Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The capital of Texas; population 757,688 (est. 2008). First settled by Anglo-Americans in 1835 (a year before Texas gained independence from Mexico), it was named Waterloo until 1839, when it was renamed to honor Stephen F. Austin.
2A city in southeastern Minnesota, noted for its meatpacking industry; population 22,800 (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.