Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, west of and administered by Chile; population 3,300 (est. 2009). The island, first settled by Polynesians in about AD 400, is famous for its large monolithic statues of human heads that are believed to date from 1000–1600.
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.