Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The principle or advocacy of political or commercial and cultural cooperation among all the countries of North and South America.
- ‘In the United States, Henry Clay and Thomas Jefferson set forth the principles of Pan-Americanism in the early 1800s.’
- ‘Upon the basis of this survey Lockey expresses the opinion that the principles which lie at the basis of Pan-Americanism are as follows:’
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.