Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1847–1934), German Field Marshal and statesman, president of the Weimar Republic 1925–34; full name Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg. Elected president in 1925 and re-elected in 1932, he reluctantly appointed Hitler as Chancellor in 1933.
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.