Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A country in extreme northwestern South America that has a coastline on both the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans; population 48,300,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Bogotá; official language, Spanish.
Note that the spelling of the country is Colombia rather than Columbia, which is the name of a river in NW North America and a film production company and is also part of other proper names such as British Columbia and District of Columbia
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.