Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–89), US novelist and critic; full name Mary Therese McCarthy. Her novels are satirical social commentaries that draw on her experience with intellectual circles and academic life. Notable novels: "The Groves of Academe" (1952) and The Group (1963)
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.