Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1869–1949), Canadian humorist and economist; full name Stephen Butler Leacock. He is known for his many humorous short stories, parodies, and essays. Notable works: "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town" (1912) and "Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" (1914)
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.