Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rank of officer in the US army, air force, and marine corps, above colonel and below major general.
- ‘A wing, normally commanded by a brigadier general, is the Air Force's prime warfighting instrument.’
- ‘Now a brigadier general, Roosevelt performed with distinction, first in North Africa, then in Sicily.’
- ‘He was promoted to brigadier general in February 1865.’
- ‘He was a brigadier general, and he had been sent by Eighth Army Headquarters.’
- ‘As the lone brigadier general present, I was the last to respond.’
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.