Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1902–74), American aviator; full name Charles Augustus Lindbergh. In 1927 he made the first solo transatlantic flight in a single-engined monoplane, Spirit of St Louis. He moved to Europe with his wife to escape the publicity surrounding the kidnap and murder of his two-year-old son in 1932.
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.