Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of soldiers or workers can only fight or function effectively if they have been well fed.
- ‘‘Napoleon said that an army marches on its stomach, and I fed these guys,’ says the Fannie Mae leader who spearheaded the move last summer.’
- ‘As Napoleon once said, an army marches on its stomach - hence the importance of getting tucker to the troops.’
- ‘Napoleon recognised that an army marches on its stomach but, today, a more pertinent question for all farmers and tax payers is: ‘Should British soldiers be stuffing themselves with foreign meat in their rations?’’
- ‘If an army marches on its stomach, software product development at every large corporation marches on the Zee cabinet.’
- ‘Emperor Napoleon had said an army marches on its stomach.’
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.