Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An island in the Caribbean Sea, the second largest of the US Virgin Islands, east of Puerto Rico; population 53,700 (est. 2009); chief town, Charlotte Amalie. Settled by the Dutch in 1657, it passed to Denmark in 1666, which sold it to the US in 1917.
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.