Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An amendment to a legislative bill that considerably weakens the bill's intended effect, or ruins the bill's chances of passing.
- ‘Trumball offered a poison pill amendment changing the eastern terminus of the railroad so as to render eastern lines unprofitable, but the amendment failed.’
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.