Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1804–69), 14th president of the US 1853–57. A New Hampshire Democrat, he served as US congressman 1833–37 and US senator 1837–42. His presidency saw the rise of divisions within the country over slavery and the encouragement of settlement in the northwest.
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.