Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1941–), US civil rights activist, politician, and clergyman; full name Jesse Louis Jackson. After working with Martin Luther King, Jr., in the civil rights struggle, he campaigned for but failed to win the Democratic Party's 1984 and 1988 presidential nominations. His son, Jesse Jackson, Jr.(1965–), a Democrat from Illinois, has been a member of the US House of Representatives since 1995.
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.