Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1932–99), US poet, writer, and cartoonist; full name Sheldon Alan Silverstein ; also known as Uncle Shelby. He is best known for his children's stories and poetry such as in "The Giving Tree" (1964), "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (1974), "A Light in the Attic" (1981), and "Falling Up" (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.