Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1903–41), American baseball player; full name Henry Louis Gehrig; known as the Iron Horse. He played a record 2,130 major-league games for the New York Yankees from 1925 to 1939. He died from a form of motor neurone disease now often called Lou Gehrig's disease.
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.