Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1901–92), German-born American actress and singer; born Maria Magdelene Dietrich. She became famous for her part as Lola in "The Blue Angel" (1930), one of many films she made with Josef von Sternberg. From the 1950s she was also successful as an international cabaret star.
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.