Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A salt lake in northwestern Kenya, with no outlet. It was visited in 1888 by Hungarian explorer Count Teleki (1845–1916), who named it Lake Rudolf after the crown prince of Austria. It was given its present name in 1979.
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.