Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1815–91), Canadian Liberal-Conservative statesman, born in Scotland; prime minister 1867–73 and 1878–91. He played a leading role in the confederation of the Canadian provinces and was appointed the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada.
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.