Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A country in West Africa, on the Atlantic coast; population 1,700,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Libreville; languages, French (official) and West African languages. Gabon became a French territory in 1888. Part of French Equatorial Africa from 1910 to 1958, it declared independence in 1960.
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.