Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1850–1924), US politician and writer. He was a member of the US House of Representatives 1887–93 and the US Senate 1893–1924 as a Republican from Massachusetts. He opposed accepting the peace treaty that ended World War I and that was linked to the US entry into the League of Nations. He was the grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge (1902–85)
(1902–85), US politician and diplomat; US representative to the United Nations 1953–60. He was a Republican vice presidential candidate in 1960 and served as ambassador to South Vietnam 1963–64, 1965–67. The grandson of Henry Cabot Lodge (1850–1924), he was also a US senator from Massachusets 1937–44, 1947–53.
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.