Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1902–67), US writer; full name James Mercer Langston Hughes. A leading voice of the Harlem Renaissance, he began a prolific literary career with "The Weary Blues" (1926), a series of poems on black themes, using blues and jazz rhythms. Other poetry collections include "The Negro Mother" (1931) and "Shakespeare in Harlem" (1941)
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.