Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1869–1951), French novelist, essayist, and critic; regarded as the father of modern French literature; full name André Paul Guillaume Gide. His notable works include "The Immoralist" (1902), "Strait Is the Gate" (1909), "The Counterfeiters" (1927), and "Journal" (1939–50). Nobel Prize for Literature (1947)
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.