Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1883–1966), US birth-control campaigner; full name Margaret Higgins Sanger. Her experiences as a nurse prompted her to distribute the pamphlet "Family Limitation" in 1914 and to found the first US birth-control clinic in 1916. She founded the American Birth Control League in 1921 and became the first president of the International Planned Parenthood Federation in 1953.
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.