Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An industrial complex of cities on the Mississippi River that includes Davenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island in northwestern Illinois. A second Quad Cities complex, in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River, consists of the cities of Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, and Muscle Shoals.
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.