Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1905–90), English film director, producer, and scriptwriter; full name Michael Latham Powell. He founded The Archers Company with the Hungarian scriptwriter Emeric Pressburger (1902–88); their films included A Matter of Life and Death (1946) and The Red Shoes (1948).
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.