Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1947), English pop and rock singer, pianist, and songwriter; born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; full name Sir Elton Hercules John. His many hit songs include ‘Your Song’ (1970) and ‘Nikita’ (1985). His tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, ‘Candle in the Wind’ (1997), became the highest-selling single in history.
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.