Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1903–74), English writer and journalist; full name Cyril Vernon Connolly. His works include one novel, The Rock Pool (1936), and collections of essays, aphorisms, and reflections, among which are Enemies of Promise (1938) and The Unquiet Grave (1944).
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.