Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used at the beginning of a letter, notice, or testimonial when the identity of the reader or readers is unknown.
- ‘To whom it may concern - I am feeling a bit alienated right now; I know who I am, but others do not listen.’
- ‘Dear to whom it may concern, I'm an American who just read your article on your website via disinfo.com, An Ameican website.’
- ‘Placed under house arrest in Salé, he regained his freedom only in May 2000 by order of Mohammed VI and immediately made public his second address: ‘Memorandum to whom it may concern.’’
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.