Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1891–1974), US chief justice 1953–69. He did much to extend civil liberties, including the prohibition of segregation in schools. He is also remembered for heading the Warren Commission (1963–64), which investigated into the assassination of President Kennedy and concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole gunman.
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.