Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1911–66), Irish novelist and journalist; pseudonym of Brian O'Nolan. Writing under the name Myles na Gopaleen, he contributed a satirical column to the "Irish Times" for nearly twenty years. Notable novels: "At Swim-Two-Birds" (1939); "The Third Policeman" (1967)
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.