Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1857–1930), 27th president of the US 1909–13. A Republican, he succeeded Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency. His administration is remembered for its use of dollar diplomacy, enforcement of antitrust laws, and enactment of tariff laws. He later served as chief justice of the US 1921–30.
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.