Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1923–2016), Israeli statesman, born in Poland; prime minister 1984–86 and 1995–96; president 2007–2014; Polish name Szymon Perski. As foreign minister under Yitzhak Rabin, he played a major role in negotiating the PLO–Israeli peace accord of 1993. Nobel Peace Prize (1994), shared with Rabin and Yasser Arafat.
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.