Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1898–1980), US Supreme Court associate justice 1939–75. Appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he worked to uphold the New Deal programs and was a strong advocate of free speech. He also was noted for defending the environment.
Douglas, William Orville/ˈdəɡləs/
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.