Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A republic that forms a small enclave in Italy, near Rimini; population 30,200 (est. 2009); capital, the town of San Marino; language, Italian (official)
Said to be named after Marino, a Dalmatian stonecutter who fled there to escape the persecution of Christians under Diocletian.
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.