Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1745–1829) US chief justice 1789–95. With James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, he was the author of the "Federalist" 1787–88. He served as the first chief justice of the US and was responsible for Jay's Treaty (1794–95), which settled outstanding disputes with Britain.
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.