Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ambassador with special duties not appointed to a particular country.
- ‘He championed human rights issues, was appointed ambassador-at-large by President Jimmy Carter, and worked tirelessly as an advocate before his death in 1990.’
- ‘He's ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues at the State Department.’
- ‘In his declining years, Carnegie served as a kind of ambassador-at-large for world peace.’
- ‘The building is named after Daniel J. Terra, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for cultural affairs during the Reagan administration.’
- ‘Hakim has become Indonesia's cultural ambassador-at-large, nurturing young talent and introducing producers and actors to international backers.’
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.