Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1903–77), US singer and actor; born Harry Lillis Crosby. His songs include "“Pennies from Heaven,”""“Blue Skies,”" and, in particular, "“White Christmas”" (introduced in the movie "Holiday Inn", 1942), one of the best-selling songs of all time. He also starred in the series of "Road" movies from 1940 to 1962 with Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour.
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.