Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1769–1852), British soldier and statesman; prime minister 1828–30 and 1834; born Arthur Wellesley ; known as the Iron Duke. He served as commander of the British forces against Napoleon 1808–14 and defeated him at the Battle of Waterloo 1815, which ended the Napoleonic Wars.
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.