Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of the Irish Free State army.
- ‘Such an irrational move by the Free Staters would have inevitably dragged Britain back into Southern Ireland militarily.’
- ‘According to Dan, he was a confirmed ‘Free Stater’ before he died but ‘he knew in his heart’ he was wrong.’
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.