Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(circa 1580–1631), American colonist; born in England. One of the leading promoters of English colonization in America, he helped to found the colony of Jamestown in 1607 and served as its president 1608–09. When captured by Indians from Powhatan's tribe, he was rescued by Pocahontas, Powhatan's daughter.
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.