Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In an official diplomatic position at a particular place:‘the first two years of my parents' marriage were spent en poste at the French Embassy in Warsaw’
- ‘French 18th century art was my earlier interest and the Russian collection only started as I was en poste in Russia’
- ‘The author was en poste at the British Embassy in Budapest in 1958-1961 and served as ambassador from 1983-1986.’
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.