Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1890–1976), English writer of detective fiction. She wrote over seventy novels, many of which feature the Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot or the resourceful Miss Marple. Notable works: Murder on the Orient Express (1934), Death on the Nile (1937), and The Mousetrap (play, 1952).
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.