Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1819–1911), US physician; born in England. He helped the Sisters of St. Francis found St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota in 1899. His sons William James (1861–1939) and Charles Horace (1865–1939), both surgeons, developed the Mayo Clinic as a part of the hospital.
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.