Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–2015), South African novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. His anti-apartheid "Looking on Darkness" (1973) became the first novel in Afrikaans to be banned by the South African government. Other notable works: the novel "A Dry White Season" (1979) and the memoir "A Fork in the Road" (2009)
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.