Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Many of the immigrants are suffering from ‘ship fever’ or typhus, and a hospital is set up for them on Grosse Isle in Canada.’
- ‘Most of those who died of ship-fever were delirious, some a day, others only a few hours previous to death…’
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.