Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1926–2006) US educator and public official; full name Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick. A Democrat who switched to the Republican party in 1985, she served as US ambassador to the United Nations 1981–85 before returning to her teaching position at Georgetown University. She wrote "Political Woman" (1974) and "The Withering Away of the Totalitarian State" (1990)
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.