Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A city in northeastern India, on the Ganges River, capital of the state of Bihar; population 1,814,000 (est. 2009). An important city in ancient times, it was deserted by the 7th century but was refounded in 1541 by the Moguls and became a viceregal capital.Former name Pataliputra
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.