Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1899–1973), English playwright, actor, and composer; full name Sir Noël Pierce Coward. He is remembered for witty, satirical plays, such as "Hay Fever" (1925) and "Private Lives" (1930), as well as for revues and musicals featuring songs such as "“Mad Dogs and Englishmen”" (1932)
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.