Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1911–74), French statesman; prime minister 1962–68 and president 1969–74; full name Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou. He was instrumental in ending the conflict in Algeria between French forces and nationalist guerrillas.
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.