Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1809–98), British statesman; prime minister 1868–74, 1880–85, 1886, and 1892–94. At first a Conservative minister, he later joined the Liberal Party and became its leader in 1867. Elementary education, the Irish Land and the third Reform acts, and the campaign for Irish home rule were introduced during his administrations.
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.