Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–2006), US photographer, writer, movie director, and composer; full name Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks. He worked as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration 1941–44 before becoming a photojournalist for "Life" magazine 1949–70. He wrote "The Learning Tree" (1963), "Born Black" (1971), and "Shannon" (1981) and directed the movies "Shaft" (1971) and "The Super Cops" (1974)
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.