Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A battle fought in 1685 on the plain of Sedgemoor in Somerset, England. The forces of the rebel Duke of Monmouth, who had landed in Dorset as champion of the Protestant cause and pretender to the throne, were decisively defeated by James II's troops.
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.