Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–?), Swedish diplomat in Budapest. In 1944, he helped many thousands of Jews escape death by issuing them Swedish passports. Arrested by the Soviets in 1945, he was imprisoned in Moscow. Although Soviet authorities stated that he died in prison in 1947, his fate remains uncertain.
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.