Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1867–1931), English novelist, playwright, and critic; full name Enoch Arnold Bennett. His fame rests on the novels and stories set in the Potteries (‘the Five Towns’) of his youth, notably Anna of the Five Towns (1902), The Old Wives' Tale (1908), and the Clayhanger series (1902–8).
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.