Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dance performed with exaggerated hip motion to a fast Latin rhythm.
- ‘The dance became so popular in America, it inspired a Macarena festival at the Dodger Stadium in LA.’
- ‘Now you can show everyone how to dance the Macarena at your next party!’
- ‘If you haven't got the Macarena dance music already I recommend that you get the Latin Fiesta CD which not only has the Macarena dance but lots of other great fiesta party songs.’
Apparently from the title of a song by the Spanish duo Los del Río (1993).
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.