Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1905–76), US industrialist, movie producer, and aviator; full name Howard Robard Hughes. Having acquired a fortune through his father's tool company, he began producing movies in the 1920s and broke many world aviation records during the 1930s. He lived as a recluse for the last 25 years of his life. Notable movies: Hell's Angels (1930) and The Outlaw (1943)
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.