Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.907–29), Duke of Bohemia and patron saint of the Czech Republic; also known as Good King Wenceslas. He worked to Christianize the people of Bohemia but was murdered by his brother; he later became venerated as a martyr. Feast day, 28 September.
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.