Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1922–2012), Cambodian king 1941–55 and 1993–2004, prime minister 1955–60, and head of state 1960–70 and 1975–6. After Cambodian independence in 1953, Sihanouk abdicated in favour of his father in order to become prime minister. On his father's death Sihanouk proclaimed himself head of state. He was ousted in a US-backed coup and was briefly reinstated by the Khmer Rouge. Sihanouk reigned as king for the second time from 1993 until 2004.
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.