Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–2009), US politician; full name Jack French Kemp. He was a professional football player 1957–69. A conservative Republican from New York State, he was a member of the US House of Representatives 1971–89 and then served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1989–93. He was the Republican candidate for vice president in 1996.
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.