Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1927–91), US jazz saxophonist; born Stanley Gayetsky. A leader of the “cool” school of jazz, his recordings include "“Early Autumn”" (1948) and "“The Girl from Ipanema”" (1963). His Jazz Samba album (1962) with Charlie Byrd launched the samba and bossa nova movements of the 1960s.
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.