Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An industrial city in northwestern England; population 396,300 (est. 2009). Founded in Roman times, it developed in the 18th and 19th centuries as a center of the English cotton industry.
2The largest city in New Hampshire, on the Merrimack River, in the southern part of the state; population 108,586 (est. 2008)
3A town in central Connecticut, east of Hartford; population 56,385 (est. 2008)
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.