Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1772–1823), English political economist, of Dutch parentage. He is best known for "On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" (1817), in which he set out his views on prices, wages, and profits. A supporter of free trade and the repeal of the Corn Laws, he was elected to Parliament in 1819.
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.