Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A river in southwestern Turkey. It rises in the Anatolian plateau and flows for about 240 miles (384 km) to the Aegean Sea south of the Greek island of Samos. Known in ancient times as the Maeander—and noted for its winding course—it gave its name to the verb meander.
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.