Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1943–) US politician; full name Newton Leroy Gingrich. A representative to Congress from Georgia 1979–99, he served as Speaker of the House from 1995 until his resignation in 1998. A conservative, he was noted for his “Contract with America,” which outlined Republican goals for the first 100 days of the Congress of 1995.
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.