Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1895–1960), US librettist; full name Oscar Hammerstein II. He collaborated with various composers, including Jerome Kern, with whom he wrote "Showboat" (1927), and most notably Richard Rodgers, with whom he wrote "Oklahoma!" (1943), "South Pacific" (1949), and "The Sound of Music" (1959)
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.