Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1937–), US actor; full name Dustin Lee Hoffman. A versatile method actor, he won Academy Awards for "Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979), about a couple battling for child custody, and "Rain Man" (1989), in which he plays an autistic adult. Other notable movies: "The Graduate" (1967), "Tootsie" (1983), and "Meet the Fockers" (2004)
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.