Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An extremist Shiite Muslim group that has close links with Iran, created after the Iranian revolution of 1979 and active especially in Lebanon.
From Arabic ḥizbullāh Party of God from ḥezb party + ῾allāh (see Allah).
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.