Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(912–73), king of the Germans 936–973, Holy Roman Emperor 962–973; known as Otto the Great. As king of the Germans he carried out a policy of eastward expansion, and as Holy Roman Emperor he established a presence in Italy to rival that of the papacy.
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.