Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in southwestern England; population 374,000 (est. 2009). It is located on the Avon River about 6 miles (10 km) from the Bristol Channel.
2An industrial city and township in west central Connecticut; population 60,927 (est. 2008)
3A township in southeastern Pennsylvania, on the Delaware River; population 53,847 (est. 2008)
4An industrial city in eastern Tennessee; population 25,817 (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.