Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1763–1844), French soldier; full name Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte. One of Napoleon's marshals, he was adopted by Charles XIII of Sweden in 1810 and became king of Sweden as Charles XIV 1818–44, thus founding Sweden's present royal house.
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.