Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An industrial city and port in southern Wales, on the Bristol Channel; population 119,600 (est. 2009)Welsh name Casnewydd
2A historic port city in southern Rhode Island, on the island of Rhode Island. Home to naval facilities, it became known in the 19th century as a fashionable resort where the wealthy built opulent “cottages”; population 23,523 (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.