Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1823–93), US historian. He traveled the Oregon Trail in 1846 to improve his health and later wrote an account of his journey in "The California and Oregon Trail" (1849). He also wrote "The Discovery of the Great West" (1869) and "A Half-Century of Conflict" (1892)
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.