Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1941), US vice president 2001–09; full name Richard Bruce Cheney. A conservative Republican from Wyoming, he served as secretary of defense under President George H. W. Bush 1989–93 before becoming vice president under President George W. Bush. He was a major proponent of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.
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.