Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1904–91) US writer and illustrator; known as Dr. Seuss; full name Theodor Seuss Geisel. His numerous children's books include "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" (1937), "Horton Hatches the Egg" (1940), "The Cat in the Hat" (1957), "Green Eggs and Ham" (1960), and "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" (1990). For adults he wrote "You're Only Old Once!" (1986)
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.