Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1931), English novelist; pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell. He is known for his unromanticized and thoughtful spy novels, which often feature the British agent George Smiley and include "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" (1963) "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" (1974), and "A Most Wanted Man" (2008)
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.