Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–2015), South African novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He gained international recognition with his novel "Looking on Darkness" (1973), which became the first novel in Afrikaans to be banned by the South African government. Other notable novels: "A Dry White Season" (1979) and "A Chain of Voices" (1982).
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.