Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1889–1974), US journalist and essayist. He was a founder and associate editor of "The New Republic" (1914–17) and a columnist for the "New York Herald Tribune" (1931–61). Notable works: "A Preface to Morals" (1929), "The Good Society" (1937), and "Western Unity and the Common Market" (1962). His excellence in news analysis was recognized in 1958 by a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation.
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.