Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar (1832–1914), British Field Marshal. He helped suppress the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8, secured victory at Kandahar (1880), ending the Second Afghan War, and planned the successful march on the Boer capital of Pretoria (1900) during the Second Boer War.
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.