Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A map projection in which a part of the globe is projected on to a plane tangential to the centre of the part, showing the correct directions of all points from the centre.
- ‘The zenithal projection preserves distances from the zenith at the expense of only being able to show half the world or less.’
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.