Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1850–1917), US religious leader, born in Italy; born Maria Francesca Cabrini ; known as Mother Cabrini. She founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart in 1880 and was responsible for the establishment of many schools, hospitals, and orphanages in the US and South America. She became the first American saint in 1946.
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.