Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Always faithful (the motto of the US Marine Corps).
- ‘His message was ‘Ireland semper fidelis - always faithful.’’
- ‘The Marines sum it up well: semper fidelis, always faithful.’
- ‘When the Pope left in 1979 describing Ireland as ‘semper fidelis’ (always faithful) it seemed to some a sentimental whistling in the dark.’
- ‘Johnny himself was to become a proud ambassador for that tradition, remaining ‘semper fidelis’ (ever faithful) to its tenets and bringing joy and happiness to the lives of many.’
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.