Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1874–1965), British novelist, short-story writer, and playwright, born in France; full name William Somerset Maugham. Notable works: Of Human Bondage (novel, 1915), The Moon and Sixpence (novel, 1919), East of Suez (play, 1922), and Cakes and Ale (novel, 1930).
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.