Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1844–1924), French writer; pseudonym of Jacques-Anatole-François Thibault. Works include the novel "Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard" (1881) and his ironic version of the Dreyfus case, "L'Ile des pingouins" (1908). Nobel Prize for Literature (1921).
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.