Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A video game, card game, or other toy featuring certain Japanese cartoon characters.
- ‘When a Pokemon is hit three times with the ball, it is captured.’
- ‘‘After kids come up with a strategy to catch a Pokemon, they then have to train and nurture it as it evolves,’ she says.’
- ‘In the Pokemon TV series, as soon as you capture a Pokemon, it somehow becomes loyal to you.’
From the name of the Japanese video game Pokemon, itself from the words pocket monster.
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.