Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1913–92), German statesman, Chancellor of West Germany 1969–74; born Karl Herbert Frahm. He achieved international recognition for his policy of detente and the opening of relations with the countries of the Eastern bloc (Ostpolitik). Nobel Peace Prize (1971).
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.