Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1751–1836), 4th president of the US 1809–17. He played a major part in the drafting of the US Constitution 1787, and he proposed the Bill of Rights 1791. A Democratic-Republican, his presidency saw the US emerge successfully from the War of 1812.
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.