Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in South Africa, in the province of Northern Cape; population 183,000 (est. 2009). It has been a diamond-mining center since the early 1870s.
2A plateau region in the far north of Western Australia. A mining and cattle-rearing region, it was the scene of a gold rush in 1885.
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.