Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The system or practice of casting more than one vote, or of voting in more than one constituency.
- ‘There were differences over plural voting, which allowed a man who owned property in more than one electorate to cast a vote in each.’
- ‘The Labour government's Act of 1948 ended plural voting by taking away the business vote and the special university representation.’
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.