Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lieutenant acting as an admiral's aide-de-camp.
- ‘To copy correspondence, an admiral commanding an entire fleet might have two or three clerks, an aide / flag lieutenant, and occasionally a supply officer.’
- ‘I'll get with the flag lieutenant and coordinate another flight.’
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.