Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1834–1906), US merchant and philanthropist. In 1881, he organized Marshall Field & Co., which became the largest retail store in the world. He made major donations to the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Field Museum of Natural History.
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.