Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- variant spelling of chili
- ‘where you been, honey chile?’nonstandard spelling of child, used in representing chiefly southern US dialect
A country in South America that occupies a long coastal strip that runs down the western coast of Bolivia and Argentina, on the Pacific Ocean; population 16,601,700 (est. 2009); capital, Santiago; official language, Spanish.
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.