Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1952–), US poet and novelist. The youngest poet and the first African-American woman to hold the post of poet laureate of the US (1993–95), her work includes the Pulitzer Prize–winning book of poems "Thomas and Beulah" (1986) and the novel "Through the Ivory Gate" (1992)
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.