Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Episcopal church, still active, built in 1723 in the Georgian style in Boston's North End. On April 18, 1775, Robert Newman, the sexton of the church, hung two lanterns from the church steeple, warning Paul Revere that British regulars were moving up the Charles River toward Cambridge to begin their march on Lexington. Revere then rode from Charlestown to Lexington to alert the militia that the British were coming.
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.