Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A translation of a term formerly used in some Pacific Islands for human flesh as food.
- ‘They call it ‘long pig’ but it reputedly tastes like chicken.’
- ‘Well, removing the taboos against eating ‘long pig’ is one solution to the population problem.’
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.