Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1909–74), Burmese statesman. He served as the representative of Burma (Myanmar) to the United Nations 1957–61 before becoming UN secretary-general 1961–71. As secretary general, he worked to settle the 1962 Cuban missile crisis diplomatically, to end the Congolese civil war in 1962, and to keep peace in Cyprus in 1964.
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.