Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1924–87), US writer and civil rights activist; full name James Arthur Baldwin. Notable works: novels "Go Tell It on the Mountain" (1953), "Giovanni's Room" (1956), and "Another Country" (1962); essay collections "Nobody Knows My Name" (1961) and "The Price of a Ticket" (1985)
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.