Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1919–91), English ballet dancer; born Margaret Hookham. In 1962 she began a celebrated partnership with Rudolf Nureyev, dancing with him in Giselle and Romeo and Juliet. In 1979 she was named prima ballerina assoluta, a title given only three times in the history of ballet.
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.