Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1909–89), Soviet statesman; foreign minister 1957–85; president of the former Soviet Union 1985–88; full name Andrei Andreevich Gromyko. His appointment to the presidency, largely a formal position, by Mikhail Gorbachev was widely interpreted as a maneuver to reduce Gromyko's influence and to make an ending of the Cold War possible.
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.