Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1918–2010), US baseball player; full name Robert William Andrew Feller. He pitched for the Cleveland Indians 1936–56 (with the exception of 1942–44 when he served in the US Navy) and led American League pitchers in strikeouts seven times. Baseball Hall of Fame (1962)
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.