Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- North American term for Joe Public
- ‘This cartoon used two of Bill Sanders' favorite characters, John Q. Public and a fast-talking salesman in a plaid sports coat.’
- ‘That doesn't mean the ideas involved are at the top of John Q. Public's mind, but it seems to me that what we learn in school shouldn't be totally forgotten.’
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.