Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1938–), king of Spain 1975–2014; full name Juan Carlos Victor María de Borbón y Borbón; grandson of Alfonso XIII. Franco's chosen successor, he became king after Franco's death. His reign saw Spain's increasing liberalization and its entry into NATO and the European Community. In 2014 he abdicated in favor of his son Prince Felipe.
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.