Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1921–2003), US football player; full name Otto Everett Graham, Jr. A quarterback for the Cleveland Browns 1946–55, he led the team to the championship of the All–America Football Conference 1946–49 and then to the championship of the NFL 1950, 1954–55. Football Hall of Fame (1965)
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.