Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1911–83), US playwright; born Thomas Lanier Williams. His success began with "The Glass Menagerie" (1944) and "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1947), which deal with vulnerable heroines living in fragile fantasy worlds that are shattered by brutal reality. Other notable works: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1955) and "The Night of the Iguana" (1961)
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.