Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the river descends in a succession of spectacular cataracts’
waterfall, cascade, falls, rapids, white water
Northern English force
Scottish archaic linn
2‘he had cataracts in both eyes’
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.