Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1811–64, king of Bavaria 1848–64. He became king upon the abdication of his father, Ludwig I. He was a patron of the arts and education, but his liberal objectives went largely unrealized due to an adversarial political climate and his frequent bouts of ill health.
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.