Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An industrial city in northeastern England, a port on the Tyne River; population 170,200 (est. 2009). Full name Newcastle upon Tyne.
2An industrial town in west central England, southwest of Stoke-on-Trent; population 77,500 (est. 2009). Full name Newcastle-under-Lyme.
3An industrial port on the southeastern coast of Australia, in New South Wales; population 152,659 (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.