Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1942–) US politician; full name Joseph Isador Lieberman. He has served in the US Senate since being seated in 1989 as a Connecticut Democrat. In 2000, he was the running mate in Al Gore's unsuccessful bid for the presidency. Lieberman's role in the Democratic Party has been strained since losing the party's primary for Senate re-election in 2006, then winning the election as a third-party candidate, and two years later openly supporting Republican presidential candidate John McCain.
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.