Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(circa 1790–1867), US Supreme Court associate justice 1835–67. Before being appointed to the Court by President Jackson, he served in the US House of Representatives 1829–35 as a member from Georgia. On the Court, he worked to achieve a compromise between slavery and preservation of the Union.
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.