Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1746–1817), Polish soldier and patriot; Polish name Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko. After fighting for the Americans during the American Revolution, he led a nationalist uprising against Russia in Poland in 1794.
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.