Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thick-trunked Chilean palm tree which yields large amounts of sweet sap (palm honey) and fiber.Also called Chilean wine palm
Mid 19th century: from Spanish, diminutive of coco ‘coconut’.
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.