Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1871–1938) US writer, songwriter, and social activist. Originally a lyricist and then in the US consular service, he made many contributions to the Harlem Renaissance. Notable works include the novel "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man" (1912) and his autobiography, "Along This Way", in 1933.
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.