Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The women's section of the US Naval Reserve, established in 1942, or, since 1948, of the US Navy.
- ‘An important distinction between the WAAC and the WAVES was the fact that the WAAC was an "auxiliary" organization, serving with the Army, not in it.’
- ‘Establishing the WAVES was a lengthy effort.’
Acronym from Women Appointed (later Accepted) for Volunteer Emergency Service.
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.