Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1898–1972), Scottish film director and producer, pioneer in British documentary film-making. He directed or produced films such as "Drifters" (1929) and "Night Mail" (1936) that broke new ground in showing the lives of working people. He headed the GPO Film Unit (1933–9) and established the National Film Board of Canada (1939).
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.