Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1932–), US politician, civil rights leader, and clergyman; full name Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. He served in various capacities with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1964–70 before becoming a Democratic representative from Georgia in the US Congress 1973–77. He was the US ambassador to the United Nations 1977–79 and mayor of Atlanta 1982–90.
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.