Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The ten tribes of Israel taken away c.720 BC by Sargon II to captivity in Assyria, from which they are believed never to have returned while the tribes of Benjamin and Judah remained.See also Tribes of Israel
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.