Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1954–), US secretary of state 2005–09. Fluent in Russian, she became President George H. W. Bush's adviser on Soviet affairs in 1989, and that same year joined the National Security Council. Under President George W. Bush, she served as national security adviser 2001–05.
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.