Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Words ending in a vowel plus ‘l’
In British spelling, verbs ending in a vowel plus / double the / when adding endings that begin with a vowel. In American English, the / is not doubled:
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.