Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–88), US cartoonist, noted for his macabre characters, which were brought to life in the television series "The Addams Family" (1964–66), which was the basis for two movies in the 1990s; full name Charles Samuel Addams. His cartoons appeared in "The New Yorker" magazine from 1935.
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.