Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A former country in Southeast Asia that consists of the southern part of the Malay Peninsula and some adjacent islands (originally including Singapore) and that now forms the western part of the federation of Malaysia and is known as West Malaysia. The area was colonized by the Dutch, Portuguese, and the British, who eventually dominated; the several Malay states federated under British control in 1896. The country became independent in 1957, and the federation expanded and became Malaysia in 1963.
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.