Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the cathedral's east face’
eastern, easterly, eastwardly, oriental
1‘traffic wishing to go east on the North Circular’
to the east, eastward, eastwards, eastwardly
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.