Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Earl of (1428–71), English statesman; known as Warwick the Kingmaker. During the Wars of the Roses he fought first on the Yorkist side, helping Edward IV to gain the throne in 1461, and then on the Lancastrian side, briefly restoring Henry VI to the throne in 1470. He was killed at the battle of Barnet.
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.