Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1908–89), American actress; born Ruth Elizabeth Davis. She established her Hollywood career playing a number of strong, independent female characters in such films as "Dangerous" (1935). Her flair for suggesting the macabre and menacing emerged in later films, such as "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" (1962).
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.