Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1896–1996), US comedian and movie actor; born Nathan Birnbaum. In 1922, he paired up with comedienne Gracie Allen (c.1902–64), whom he married in 1926. They had shows in vaudeville, on radio, and later on television. Notable movies: "The Sunshine Boys" (1975) and "Oh God!" (1977)
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.