Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1928–2014), US novelist and poet; born Marguerite Ann Johnson. The first volume of her autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" (1970), which recounts her harrowing experiences as a black child in the US South, was followed by six more: "Gather Together in My Name" (1974), "Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas" (1976), "The Heart of a Woman" (1981), "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes" (1986), "A Song Flung Up to Heaven" (2002), and "Mom & Me & Mom" (2013)
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.