Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1901–92), US actress and singer; born in Germany; born Maria Magdelene Dietrich. She became known for her part as Lola in "The Blue Angel" (1930), one of many movies that she made with Josef von Sternberg. From the 1950s, she was also successful as a cabaret performer.
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.