Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1934), US consumer-rights advocate and lawyer. He has campaigned on behalf of public safety and given impetus to the consumer rights movement from the 1960s. He prompted legislation concerning car design, radiation hazards, food packaging, and insecticides. He made unsuccessful bids for the presidency in 1996 and 2000 as a Green Party candidate and in 2004 and 2008 as an Independent.
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.