Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (later the WAC), formed in 1942 and disbanded as a separate force in 1978, or of the British force of the same name (1917–19)
- ‘Fosdick Sends Baker a Plan for Organization on Lines of the British ‘Waacs.’’
- ‘Indeed the Waacs learned their duties much more quickly than the men, most of whom had been classified as ‘limited-duty service.’’
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.