Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1923–2014), South African novelist and short-story writer. Her experience with the effects of apartheid underlies much of her work. Notable novels: "The Conservationist" (Booker Prize, 1974), "Burger's Daughter" (1979), and "Get a Life" (2005). Nobel Prize for Literature (1991)
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.