Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1920–2005), Polish cleric; pope 1978–2005; born Karol Jozef Wojtyla ; canonized in 2014 as St John Paul II. The first non-Italian pope since 1522, he traveled abroad extensively during his papacy and upheld the Roman Catholic Church's traditional opposition to artificial contraception and abortion, homosexuality, the ordination of women, and the relaxation of the rule of celibacy for priests.
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.