Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1871–1945), US novelist; full name Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser. His first novel, "Sister Carrie" (1900), caused controversy for its frank treatment of the heroine's sexuality and ambition. Other notable works: "An American Tragedy" (1925) and "America Is Worth Saving" (1941)
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.