Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A river in east central France that rises north of Dijon and flows 328 miles (525 km) north and then west to join the Seine River near Paris. Its valley was the scene of two World War I battles. The first (September 1914) halted and repelled the German advance on Paris; the second (July 1918) ended the final German offensive.
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.