Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1865–1923), 29th president of the US 1921–23. A Republican, he served in the US Senate 1915–21 before becoming president. His administration was marked by corruption and scandal, in particular, the Teapot Dome scandal, in which his secretary of the interior accepted money in return for leasing the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming to private oil producers. Harding died in office while on a trip to California.
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.