Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1935), English novelist and academic; full name David John Lodge. Honorary professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Birmingham since 1976, he often satirizes academia and literary criticism in his novels, which include "Changing Places" (1975), "Small World" (1984), and "Therapy" (1995)
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.