Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1805–59), French politician and historian; full name Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clérel de Tocqueville. He is best known for his classic work of political analysis, "Democracy in America" (1835–40), which he wrote after a visit to the US to study the American penal system.
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.