Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1915–85), American film director and actor; full name George Orson Welles. His realistic radio dramatization in 1938 of H. G. Wells's "The War of the Worlds" persuaded many listeners that a Martian invasion was really happening. Notable films as director and actor include "Citizen Kane" (1941) and as actor "The Third Man" (1949).
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.