Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(died 705 bc), king of Assyria 721–705 BC. Probably a son of Tiglath-pileser III, he is noted for his conquest of cities in Syria and Palestine.
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.