Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.1829–1909), Apache chief; Apache name Goyathlay. He led his people in raids on settlers and US troops before surrendering in 1886.
Used to express exhilaration, especially when leaping from a great height or moving at speed:‘Jimmy shouted as he rode—‘Geronimo!’’
Second World War: by association with Geronimo, adopted as a slogan by American paratroopers.
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.