Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1939–63), US alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy. In November 1963, he was charged with the murder of the president. He denied the charge but was murdered by Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby (1911–67) before he could be brought to trial.
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.