Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Baroness Blixen-Finecke (1885–1962), Danish novelist and short-story writer; born Karen Dinesen; also known by the pseudonym of Isak Dinesen. She is best known for "Seven Gothic Tales" (1934) and her autobiography "Out of Africa" (1937), which she wrote after living in Kenya from 1914 to 1931.
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.