Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1703–58), US cleric and theologian. He was known for the extreme Calvinism of his preaching and writing.
(born 1966), English athlete; full name Jonathan David Edwards. He won a gold medal in the triple jump in the 1992 World Cup and in 1995 became the first person to break the 18-metre barrier in that event.
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.