Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1850–1931), Scottish merchant and yachtsman; full name Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st Baronet. He worked at a number of jobs in the US before he developed a chain of food stores in Scotland. He then invested in tea and coffee and had some of it packed in the US. Also noted for his yachts, he entered five of them (unsuccessfully) in the America's Cup races.
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.