Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
September 11, 2001. On this date, two hijacked commercial airliners were flown into the World Trade Center in New York City. A third hijacked airliner was crashed into the Pentagon, and a fourth went down in a field in Pennsylvania. The airliners were hijacked by Islamic fundamentalist terrorists believed to be involved with al-Qaeda.
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.