Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1943–), US Marine Corps officer. In 1986, he provided testimony to Congress on the Iran-Contra affair, saying that he believed that all of his activities as chief negotiator were authorized by his superiors. In 1989, he was found guilty on three charges, but these were later vacated. He subsequently became an author and radio commentator.
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.