Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1802–80), US abolitionist and writer; born Lydia Maria Francis. She was editor of the "National Anti-Slavery Standard" 1841–43 and the author of novels, children's books, and the poem “Thanksgiving Day,” which begins “Over the river and through the woods.”
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.