Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1836–1902), US short-story writer and poet; full name Francis Bret Harte. He is chiefly remembered for his stories about life in a California gold-mining town. Notable works: "The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches" (1870) and "Tales of the Argonauts" (1875)
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.