Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1841–1929), French statesman, prime minister 1906–09 and 1917–20; full name Georges Eugène Benjamin Clemenceau. At the Versailles peace talks he pushed hard for a punitive settlement with Germany, but failed to obtain all that he demanded.
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.