Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An industrial city in central Russia, in the eastern foothills of the Ural Mountains; population 1,323,000 (est. 2008)Former name (1924–91) Sverdlovsk
Named in honor of Ekaterina (1684–1727), the wife of Peter the Great, who founded the city in 1721.
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.