Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The upper house of a legislative body with two chambers.
- ‘What we desperately need is a second chamber with legislative power - and ideally members that have no direct political connection to a party.’
- ‘We will be the only party in parliament arguing for a second chamber with no elected element.’
- ‘The one vote per person cast for regular parliamentary elections would also count towards the way the second chamber was filled.’
- ‘Another variant could be a parliamentary second chamber with veto powers limited to certain issues.’
- ‘An elected second chamber would revive parliament, but Blair resists it’
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.