Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A region of the western Pacific Ocean, north of Melanesia and north and west of Polynesia. It includes the Mariana, Caroline, and Marshall island groups and Kiribati.
2A country in the western Pacific Ocean, north of the equator, composed of hundreds of islands in the Caroline Islands group; population 107,400 (est. 2009); capital, Palikir; languages, English (official) and Austronesian languages.Full name Federated States of Micronesia
From Greek mikros small + nēsos island.
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.