Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A route across the central and western US used especially from 1840 until 1860 by settlers moving west. It extends about 2,000 miles (3,200 km) from Missouri to Oregon.
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.