Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1915–85) US Supreme Court associate justice 1958–81. Appointed to the Court by President Eisenhower, he was noted for his 1964 statement, in an opinion, on pornography: “I know it when I see it.” He upheld the First Amendment claim in the Pentagon Papers case in 1971.
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.