Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in southeastern Virginia, between the James and York rivers; population 12,481 (est. 2008). It was the state capital of Virginia from 1699, when it was named in honor of William III, until 1799, when Richmond became the capital. A large part of the town has been restored and reconstructed so that it appears as it was during the colonial era.
2A residential and industrial section of northern Brooklyn in New York City, noted for its Hasidic Jewish community and arts colony.
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.