Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–2011), US politician. The first woman from a major political party to be nominated, she ran unsuccessfully for vice president of the US with Democratic candidate Walter Mondale in 1984. She served in the US House of Representatives 1979–85.
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.