Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1887–1946) US baseball player; full name Walter Perry Johnson ; known as the Big Train. He pitched for the Washington Senators 1907–27 and had a record 110 career shutouts and led the American League in strikeouts for 12 seasons. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)
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.