Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1907–84), US playwright; full name Lillian Florence Hellman. Her plays, such as "The Children's Hour" (1934), "The Little Foxes" (1939), and "Watch on the Rhine" (1941), often reflected her socialist and feminist concerns. She lived with writer Dashiell Hammett, and both were blacklisted during the McCarthy era.
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.