Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1934), US cult leader. He founded a commune based on free love and complete subordination to him. In 1969 its members carried out a series of murders, including that of the US actress Sharon Tate (1943–69), for which he and some followers received the death sentence (later commuted to life imprisonment).
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.