Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1896–1977), US movie director, producer, and screenwriter; full name Howard Winchester Hawks. He wrote and directed the screenplay for his first movie in 1926 and also directed such movies as The Big Sleep (1946), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Rio Bravo (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.