Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1909–43), French essayist, philosopher, and mystic. She joined the resistance movement in England during World War II and later died of tuberculosis while weakened by voluntary starvation to call attention to the plight of her French compatriots.
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.