Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1782–1862), 8th president of the US 1837–41. Before succeeding President Jackson, he served as vice president 1833–37. A Democrat, he is noted for his development of the two-party system. His measure of placing government funds, previously held in private banks, in an independent government treasury displeased many Democrats.
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.