Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(circa 1804–38), leader of the Seminole Indians; born Billy Powell. Resisting all government efforts to remove his people from their homeland in Florida, he led them in the Seminole Wars, which began in 1835. He was captured in 1837 while bearing a flag of truce.
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.