Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1856–1924), 28th president of the US 1913–21; full name Thomas Woodrow Wilson. A Democrat, he eventually took the US into World War I in 1917 and later played a leading role in the peace negotiations and the formation of the League of Nations. The Senate, however, failed to ratify the peace treaty. Semi-incapacitated by a stroke in 1919, he did not seek re-election. Nobel Peace Prize (1920)
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.