Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1946–82), German film director. His films dealt largely with Germany during the Second World War and post-war West German society. Notable films: The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) and The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979).
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.