Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An imaginary or hypothetical distortion of space-time that enables space travelers to travel faster than light or otherwise make journeys contrary to the commonly accepted laws of physics.
- ‘An image of an old man, around 70 years old, appeared through the space warp, wearing an emerald cloak stretching farther beyond his ankles.’
- ‘There can be no connection between universes, no wormholes or space warps created by spinning black holes.’
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.