Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The name of a family of US reformers, abolitionists, and feminists that included sisters Sarah Moore(1792–1872) and Angelina Emily(1805–79). They wrote for the American Anti-Slavery Society. Sarah later wrote pamphlets for women's rights, and with Theodore Dwight Weld (1803–95), Angelina's husband, she wrote "American Slavery as It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses" (1839)
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.