Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A political party promoting free enterprise and private ownership, in particular a major British party that since the Second World War has been in power 1951–64, 1970–4, 1979–97, and since 2010 (2010–15 in coalition with the Liberal Democrats). It emerged from the old Tory Party under Sir Robert Peel in the 1830s and 1840s.
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.