Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–82), US novelist and short-story writer. His stories frequently satirize affluent residents of the suburbs of Westchester County and New England. Notable works: "The Wapshot Chronicle" (1957), "The Wapshot Scandal" (1964), "Falconer" (1977), and "The Stories of John Cheever" (1978)
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.