Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1955), US computer entrepreneur and philanthropist; full name William Henry Gates. In 1975, he cofounded Microsoft, a computer software company, the success of which made him the youngest multibillionaire in US history. With his wife, he established the philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000.
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.