Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1871–1954), US football coach; full name Glenn Scobey Warner. While a coach at Carlisle Indian Industrial School 1907–14, Jim Thorpe was one of his players. He also coached football teams at Cornell University 1897–98, and 1904–06, the University of Pittsburgh 1915–23, and Stanford University 1924–32. A football league for youths is named for him.
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.