Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1862–1937), US novelist and short-story writer, resident of France from 1907; full name Edith Newbold Wharton. Her novels are concerned with the conflict between social and individual fulfillment. They include "Ethan Frome" (1911) and "The Age of Innocence" (1920), which won a Pulitzer Prize.
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.