Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lantern with a movable panel that can be used to hide the light.
- ‘Nearly the whole district is abandoned at night; only watchmen and policemen traverse its narrow lanes with their dark lanterns’.’
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.