Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1747–92), American naval officer; born John Paul in Scotland. Noted for his raids off the northern coasts of Britain during the American Revolution, he is said to have stated “I have not yet begun to fight!” after victory in a 1779 battle between the Americans and the British.
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.