Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An island country in the Caribbean, the most easterly of the Caribbean islands; population 284,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Bridgetown; official language, English. Barbados was a British colony until it gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1966.
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.