Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1900–90), Indian politician and diplomat, sister of Jawaharlal Nehru; full name Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. Having been imprisoned three times by the British for nationalist activities, after independence she became the first woman to serve as president of the UN General Assembly (1953–4).
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.