Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1919–52), Argentine politician; second wife of Juan Perón; full name María Eva Duarte de Perón ; known as Evita. A former actress, after her marriage in 1945 she became de facto minister of health and of labor until her death from cancer. Her social reforms earned her great popularity with the poor.
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.