Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1914–84), Soviet statesman, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR 1982–4 and president 1983–4; full name Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov. As president he initiated the reform process carried through by Mikhail Gorbachev, his chosen successor.
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.