Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1866–1937), British statesman, born in Scotland; full name James Ramsay MacDonald. He became Britain's first Labour prime minister in 1924 and headed the second Labour government 1929–31. When the cabinet split over proposed cuts in unemployment benefits, he led a coalition “National” government 1931–35.
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.