Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1937), Russian chess player, world champion 1969–72; full name Boris Vasilevich Spassky. He was defeated by Bobby Fischer in 1972 and moved to Paris in 1975. In 1992 he had a rematch with Fischer, played in Montenegro and Serbia, which Fischer again won.
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.