Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1793–1880), US social reformer; full name Lucretia Coffin Mott. A progressive Quaker minister, she was a highly motivated activist in the cause of abolition, women's rights, and freedom of religion. She wrote "Discourse on Women" (1850), and with Elizabeth Cady Stanton she organized the 1848 Seneca Falls women's rights convention.
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.