Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Family name of sisters Nancy Freeman (1904–73) and Jessica Lucy (1917–96), English writers. Nancy wrote comic novels, including "Love in a Cold Climate" (1949). Jessica became a US citizen in 1944 and is best known for her works on American culture, notably "The American Way of Death" (1963)
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.