Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–77), US rocket engineer; born in Germany; full name Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun. He led the development of the V-2 rockets used by Germany during World War II. After the war, he moved to the US, where he worked in the US space program.
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.