Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1931), Australian-born US publisher and media entrepreneur; full name Keith Rupert Murdoch. As the founder and head of News Corporation he owns major newspapers in Australia, Britain, and the US, together with film and television companies and the publishing firm HarperCollins.
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.