Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Jr. (1960–), US baseball player; full name Calvin Edward Ripken, Jr.; nickname Iron Man. A shortstop and later a third baseman, he played for the Baltimore Orioles 1982–2001. He holds the major league record of 2,632 consecutive games played. Baseball Hall of Fame (2007)
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.