Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1918–2007), US writer; full name Madeleine Camp L'Engle. She wrote mainly children's fiction, including "A Wrinkle in Time" (1962), the first of a quartet that also included "A Wind in the Door" (1973), "A Swiftly Tilting Planet" (1978), and "Many Waters" (1986)
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.