Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1924–2005), US chief justice 1986–2005. As President Nixon's assistant attorney general 1969–71, he held to a conservative stance that opposed civil rights legislation. He was appointed by Nixon as an associate justice to the US Supreme Court in 1972.
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.