Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1930–97), African statesman, president of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) 1965–97; born Joseph-Désiré Mobutu. Seizing power in a military coup in 1965, he retained control despite opposition until 1997, when he was finally forced to stand down.
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.