Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1960–2014), US baseball player; full name Anthony Keith Gwynn. An outfielder for the San Diego Padres 1982–2001, he is regarded as one of the best hitters of all time, having eight times led the National League in batting average. Baseball Hall of Fame (2007)
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.