Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1874–1922), British explorer. During one of his Antarctic expeditions (1914–16), Shackleton's ship Endurance was crushed in the ice. He and his crew eventually reached Elephant Island, from where he and five others made an 800-mile (1,300-km) open-boat voyage to South Georgia to get help.
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.