Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An organization based in Paris that coordinates investigations made by the police forces of member countries into crimes with an international dimension.
Originally the address for telegrams sent to the International Criminal Police Commission, founded in 1923; from Inter(national) pol(ice).
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.