Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A duke who is also a royal prince.
- ‘He set about purging the officer corps of royalist and Bonapartist elements and took advantage of the law of June 1886 exiling the heads of France's ruling families to dismiss half a dozen royal dukes and counts from their posts in the army.’
- ‘We now have five royal dukes - Cornwall & Rothesay, Gloucester, Kent, Edinburgh and York, and one potential royal duke, Prince Harry.’
- ‘The royal dukes of York, Gloucester and Cumberland all brought their patronage to Southampton where the aristocracy came to take the waters and the streets became the fashionable place to be seen.’
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.