Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1833–1901), 23rd president of the US 1889–93; the grandson of William Henry Harrison. An Indiana Republican, he served as a US senator 1881–87. During his administration, Oklahoma was settled and the way was paved for the annexation of Hawaii. Due to deterioration of the economy and labor unrest, he was not re-elected.
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.