Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1875–1971), US businessman. He invested in a small store (the Golden Rule) in Kemmerer, Wyoming, 1902 and by 1913 had developed 34 stores, the beginning of the J. C. Penney department store chain. He was the company's president 1913–17 and chairman 1917–46.
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.