Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1856–1918), Irish politician, leader of the Irish Nationalist Party in the House of Commons 1891–1918; full name John Edward Redmond. The Home Rule Bill of 1912 was introduced with his support, although it was never implemented because of the First World War.
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.