Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1923–99), US novelist. His experiences in the US Army Air Force during World War II inspired his best-known novel "Catch-22" (1961), an absurd black comedy that satirized war and was the source of the expression “catch-22.” He also wrote "Something Happened" (1974), "God Knows" (1984), "Picture This" (1988), and "Closing Time" (1994)
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.