Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–98), US entertainer and politician; born Salvatore Bono. Famed as half of the singing duo Sonny and Cher 1964–74, he later became a Republican politician. He was elected mayor of Palm Springs, California, in 1988 and served in the US House of Representatives 1995–98. He died in a skiing accident.
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.