Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- ‘If that's a vav, - then it's Hebrew, not Aramaic.’
- ‘Certainly, these were very minor variances - such a spelling a word with a hei or an alef, or with or without a vav - changes which did not seem to affect the meaning significantly.’
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.