Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A town on western Long Island in southeastern New York State, on the eastern boundary of Queens in New York City, that includes the villages of Hempstead, Rockville Centre, Levittown, and many others; population 761,101 (est. 2008)
2A village on western Long Island in the town of Hempstead; population 53,915 (est. 2008)
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.