Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1926), French statesman, president 1974–81. As secretary of state for finance 1959–62 and finance minister 1962–6 under President Charles de Gaulle, he was responsible for the policies that formed the basis for France's economic growth. He was a member of the European Parliament (1989–93) and was leader of the center-right Union pour la démocratie française since 1988–96.
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.