Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- former name for Kochi
A chicken of an Asian breed with feathery legs.
- ‘Numerous fowl of Asiatic origin came into Britain, often acquiring names which had little to do with their origins: Cochins may actually have come from Shanghai.’
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.