Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1962), US basketball player, born in Jamaica; full name Patrick Aloysius Ewing. Before playing center for the New York Knicks 1985–2000, he led the US Olympic team to gold medals in 1984 and 1992. He later played for the Seattle SuperSonics 2000–2001 and the Orlando Magic 2001–2002.
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.