Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1899–1961), US novelist, short-story writer, and journalist; full name Ernest Miller Hemingway. He achieved success with "The Sun Also Rises" (1926), which reflected the disillusionment of the postwar “lost generation.” In World War II, he joined in the D-Day landings as a war correspondent. Other notable works: "A Farewell to Arms" (1929), "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1940), and "The Old Man and the Sea" (1952, Pulitzer Prize 1953). Nobel Prize for Literature (1954)
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.