Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The capital and chief port of Liberia; population 1,010,970 (2008). Founded in 1822 for resettled US slaves, it was later named for President James Monroe.
2An industrial city in southwestern California, northeast of Los Angeles; population 37,651 (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.