Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1935), US movie director, writer, and actor; born Allen Stewart Konigsberg. He has starred in most of his over 40 movies, many of which humorously explore themes of neuroses and sexual inadequacy. Notable movies: "Bananas" (1971), "Sleeper" (1973), "Annie Hall" (1977), "Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986), "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989), and "Midnight in Paris" (2011)
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.