Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1849–1916), US poet; pen name Benj. F. Johnson, of Boone. Known as the common people's poet, especially in Indiana, his most popular poems included "“Little Orphant Annie”" (1885), "“The Raggedy Man”" (1890), and "“When the Frost Is on the Punkin”" (1896)
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.