Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1922–69), American singer and actress; born Frances Gumm. Her most famous early film role was in The Wizard of Oz (1939), in which she played Dorothy and sang ‘Over the Rainbow’. Other notable films include Meet Me in St Louis (1944) and A Star is Born (1954).
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.