Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1819–91), US novelist and short-story writer. His experiences on a whaling ship formed the basis of several novels, notably "Moby Dick" (1851). Other notable works: "White-Jacket" (1850), "The Confidence Man" (1857), and "Billy Budd" (first published in 1924)
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.