Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1696–1785), British soldier and politician; full name James Edward Oglethorpe. A member of Parliament 1722–54, he received the charter for the colony of Georgia in 1732 and founded Savannah 1733. In 1742, he assured the survival of Georgia by defeating the Spanish at Bloody Marsh.
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.