Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1915–2006), Chilean general and statesman, president 1974–90; full name Augusto Pinochet Ugarte. Having masterminded the military coup which overthrew President Allende in 1973, he imposed a military dictatorship until forced to call elections in 1989. He was replaced by a democratically elected president in 1990.
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.