Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1893–1981), US army officer; full name Omar Nelson Bradley. As a general, he commanded the land contingent during the Normandy campaign of 1944–45. After World War II, he served as chief of staff of the US Army 1948–49 and chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff 1949–53.
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.