Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A port in eastern China, the capital of Hubei province; population 8,001,500 (est. 2006). Situated at the confluence of the Han and the Yangtze rivers, it is a conurbation of three adjacent towns (Hankow, Hanyang, and Wuchang) that have been administered jointly since 1950.
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.