Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1916–2000), Sinhalese stateswoman; prime minister of Sri Lanka 1960–65, 1970–77, and 1994–2000; full name Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike. The world's first woman prime minister, she succeeded her husband, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike(1899–1959), after his assassination. Their daughter Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga(1949–) was Sri Lanka's president 1994–2005.
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.