Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1918–2007), Austrian diplomat and statesman, president 1986–92. He was Secretary General of the United Nations 1972–81. During the presidential election campaign of 1986 he denied allegations that as an army intelligence officer he had had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during the Second 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.