Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
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- ‘The three soldiers ordered arms and went on about their duties and the gates began to close.’
- ‘On the command ‘Sentries Pass,’ I saluted, ordered arms and stood at ease.’
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.