Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1867–1950), US lawyer and statesman. He served five presidents—as secretary of war under President Taft 1911–13, as governor-general of the Philippines under President Coolidge 1927–29, as secretary of state under President Hoover 1929–33, as secretary of war under President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1940–45, and as chief adviser on atomic policy under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman.
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.