Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1891–1961), Dominican statesman; president of the Dominican Republic 1930–38 and 1942–52; born Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina ; known as Generalissimo. Although he was formally president for only two periods, he wielded dictatorial powers from 1930 until his death.
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.