Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1855–1924), English writer of romantic fiction; pseudonym of Mary Mackay. The sales of her novels "Thelma" (1887), "Barabbas" (1893), and "The Sorrows of Satan" (1895) broke all existing records for book sales, although popularity was not matched by critical acclaim.
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.