Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A light open horse-drawn carriage for one person, with two or four wheels.
- ‘They found the Stanhope drawn by a big grey awaiting them.’
Early 19th century: named after Fitzroy Stanhope (1787–1864), an English clergyman for whom the first one was made.
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.