Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘thirty soldiers died during the operation’
fighter, serviceman, servicewoman, fighting man, fighting woman, comrade-in-arms, warrior, trooper
GI, enlisted man
British informal squaddie
British military slang pongo
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.