Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1894–1961), US humorist and cartoonist; full name James Grover Thurber. He published many of his essays, stories, and sketches in "The New Yorker" magazine. His collections of essays, stories, and sketches include "My Life and Hard Times" (1933) and "My World—And Welcome to It" (1942), which contains the story "“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”"
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.