Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(circa 1758–1830), Native American Seneca leader; Indian name Sagoyewatha. A gifted orator, he advised his people at council fires and defended them at treaty sessions and before government agencies. He received a symbolic medal from President Washington in 1792.
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.