Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1893–1935) US politician; known as the Kingfish. A Democrat, he served as governor of Louisiana 1928–31 and as a US senator 1932–35 and was known as a dictatorial demagogue with politically radical ideas, most notably his “Share the Wealth” program. Not long after he announced his plans to run for the US presidency, he was assassinated.
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.