Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1734–1802), English portrait painter. From the early 1780s he produced over fifty portraits of Lady Hamilton in historical costumes and poses.
(1907–95), US businessman and politician, born in Mexico, the father of Mitt Romney; full name George Wilcken Romney.
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.