Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1887–1943), US critic; full name Alexander Humpreys Woollcott. He was the drama critic for "The New York Times" (1914–22) and the "New York World" (1925–28) and also had a radio show called "“Town Crier”" (1929–42). The title character in "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1939), a play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, was based on Woollcott.
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.