Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A town in Berkshire, southern England, on the River Thames opposite Eton; population 31,800 (est. 2009).
2An industrial city and port in Ontario, southern Canada, on Lake Erie opposite the US city of Detroit; population 216,473 (2006).
The name of the British royal family since 1917. Previously Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, it was changed in response to anti-German feeling in the First World War.
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.