Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A left-of-centre political party formed to represent the interests of ordinary working people, in particular a major British party that since the Second World War has been in power 1945–51, 1964–70, 1974–9, and 1997–2010. Arising from the trade union movement at the end of the 19th century, it replaced the Liberals as the country's second party after the First World War.
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.