Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1That of the Federal Republic of Germany, established in 1949.
2That of Hong Kong, established in 1990 to be employed after its transfer in 1997 from British colony to Special Administrative Region of China.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Daily Advertiser.
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.