Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1963), US basketball player; full name Charles Wade Barkley. He played for the Philadelphia 76ers 1984–92, the Phoenix Suns 1992–96, and the Houston Rockets 1996–2000. He was also a member of the US Olympic “Dream Team” in 1992. Basketball Hall of Fame (2006)
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.