Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1902–86), Swedish diplomat and peace activist; full name Alva Reimer Myrdal ; wife of Gunnar Myrdal. She served the United Nations as director of social welfare 1949–50 and was Swedish ambassador to India 1955–61. An advocate of disarmament, she wrote "The Game of Disarmament" (1976). Nobel Peace Prize (1982), shared with Alfonso Garcia Robles (1911–91)
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.