Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A state in the northeastern US, on the border with Canada, one of the six New England States; population 621,270 (est. 2008); capital, Montpelier; statehood, Mar. 4, 1791 (14). Explored and settled by the French during the 1600s and 1700s, it became an independent republic in 1777 until it was admitted as a US state.
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.