Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1924–2004), American actor. An exponent of method acting, he first attracted critical acclaim in the stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire (1947); he starred in the film version four years later. Other notable films: On the Waterfront (1954, for which he won an Oscar) and The Godfather (1972).
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.