Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A non-profit organization that operates independently of any government, typically one whose purpose is to address a social or political issue:‘thousands of people have been displaced, seeking refuge at police stations, churches, and temporary accommodation set up by NGOs’‘campaigns headed by Greenpeace and other NGOs’
1940s: abbreviation of non-governmental organization.
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.