Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A visitor to a city or organization who is given an official welcome and especially cordial treatment.
- ‘Two other stimulating components of Barghoorn's lunch group were the graduate students, such as Margaret Bryan Davis and Don Whitehead, and the many visiting firemen, such as Bill Critchfield and Sherwin Carlquist.’
- ‘Group led by officers of the New York Society, members of the Mayo County Council and visiting firemen.’
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.