Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1932–2009), US novelist, poet, and short-story writer; full name John Hoyer Updike. He is noted for his quartet of novels "Rabbit, Run" (1960), "Rabbit Redux" (1971), "Rabbit is Rich" (1981), and "Rabbit at Rest" (1990), the last two earning him Pulitzer Prizes. Other novels include "The Witches of Eastwick" (1984) and "S" (1998)
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.