Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in northern England, on the Ouse River; population 136,900 (est. 2009)
2A commercial and industrial city in southeastern Pennsylvania; population 40,097 (est. 2008)
3The southwestern tip of Hayes Peninsula, on Baffin Bay in Greenland. It served as a base for US explorer Robert E. Peary's polar expedition. A 100-ton meteorite found here was brought to the US by Peary.
From Danish Jorvik.
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.