Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1856–1931), Irish writer; born James Thomas Harris. He gained a reputation as a fearless journalist and edited the periodical "Saturday Review" (1894–8). His autobiography "My Life and Loves" (1923–7) was notorious for its unreliability and sexual frankness.
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.