Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1910–2000), US Communist Party leader; born Arvo Kusta Halberg. He joined the Communist Party in the US in 1934 and served as national secretary 1950–59 before becoming general secretary. He was the US Communist Party's presidential candidate in four elections from 1972 to 1984.
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.