Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1916–87), US entertainer; born Herbert John Gleason; known as the Great One. He is best known for his comedic work on television on "The Jackie Gleason Show" between 1952 and 1970 and as bus driver Ralph Kramden on "The Honeymooners" (1955–56). He also appeared on Broadway in "Take Me Along" (1959) and in movies such as "The Hustler" (1961) and "Nothing in Common" (1986)
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.