Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A formula for ending a formal letter in which the recipient is not addressed by name.
- ‘However the basic rule is that when you use Dear Sir/Madam then you end with yours faithfully.’
- ‘We write ‘yours sincerely’ or ‘yours faithfully’ at the bottom of a letter, then fret for days about whether we chose the right one.’
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.