Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–95), US writer and poet; born in Belgium; born Eleanore Marie Sarton. Her many volumes of poetry include "The Land of Silence" (1953) and "In Time Like Air" (1958). She also wrote novels such as "Faithful Are the Wounds" (1955), "Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing" (1965), and "As We Are Now" (1973) and memoirs such as "I Knew a Phoenix" (1959), "Plant Dreaming Deep" (1968), and "At Eighty-Two" (1996)
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.