Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A town in northeastern Illinois, just west of Chicago; population 80,414 (est. 2008)
(106–43 bc), Roman statesman, orator, and writer; full name Marcus Tullius Cicero. He established a model for Latin prose. A supporter of Pompey against Julius Caesar, he attacked Mark Antony in the Philippics (43 BC). For this offense, Mark Antony had him put to death.
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.