Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
8th Baron of Wigmore and 1st Earl of March (c.1287–1330), English noble. In 1326 he invaded England with his lover Isabella of France, replacing her husband Edward II with her son, the future Edward III. When Edward III assumed royal power in 1330 he had Mortimer executed.
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.