Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1899–1977), US novelist and poet, born in Russia; full name Vladimir Vladimorovich Nabokov. His most notable novel is "Lolita" (1955), about a middle-aged man's obsession with a 12-year-old girl. Other notable works: "The Real Life of Sebastian Knight" (1941), "Pale Fire" (1962), and "Ada: A Family Chronicle" (1969)
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.