Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1886–1969), US admiral. After commanding at Midway (1942) and in other areas of the Pacific during World War II, he was made commander in chief of the US Pacific fleet 1945–46. He later served as the US ambassador to the Philippines 1952–55.
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.