Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1923–2007), US novelist and essayist. His novels, in which he frequently deals with the effect of war and violence on human relationships, include "The Naked and the Dead" (1948) and "Ancient Evenings" (1983). His nonfiction works include the prize-winning "The Armies of the Night" (1968) and "The Executioner's Song" (1979)
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.