Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1909–93) US writer, teacher, and environmentalist; full name Wallace Earle Stegner. He taught at Stanford University 1945–71 and served on the National Parks Advisory Board 1962–66. His novels include "The Big Rock Candy Mountain" (1943), "The Spectator Bird" (1976), "Recapitulation" (1979), and "Crossing to Safety" (1987)
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.