Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The former communist block consisting of the Soviet Union and some countries in eastern Europe.
- ‘The old Second World enjoyed a certain measure of autonomy from the capitalist global system.’
- ‘In common usage, the Third World comprises all countries not included in the First World and the Second World.’
- ‘As regards food, the Third World is waiting to feed us and this should be encouraged as, in the process of doing so, it will become the Second World.’
- ‘It is a pecking order that originated in militaries, entered schools, and now is a social system of the Second World.’
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.