Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The outer, and smaller, of the two satellites of Mars, discovered in 1877. It is football-shaped and 10 miles (16 km) long.Compare with Phobos
Named after one of the sons of Ares in Greek mythology.
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.