Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Samuel Irving, Sr. (1895–1979), US publisher; born Solomon Neuhaus. He founded Advance Publications, now the largest privately held media company, the holdings of which are controlled by his sons, Si (1927–; full name Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. ) and Donald E. (1930–)
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.