Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1884–1948), Japanese military leader and statesman; prime minister 1941–44. He initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and by 1944 had assumed virtual control of all political and military decision-making. After Japan's surrender, he was tried and hanged as a war criminal.
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.