Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The US national anthem, officially adopted in 1931. The words were written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key as a poem originally titled “Defence of Fort M'Henry” and were later put to a tune adapted from a popular English drinking song, “To Anacreon in Heaven.”
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.