Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1903–69), English writer of science fiction; pseudonym of John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. His fiction often examines the psychological impact of catastrophe. Notable novels: "The Day of the Triffids" (1951), "The Chrysalids" (1955), and "The Midwich Cuckoos" (1957).
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.