Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1828–1905), US industrialist; born in Switzerland. With his seven sons he established large mining and metal-processing companies. His son Solomon (1861–1949) set up several foundations that supported the arts, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
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.