Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1917–67), US writer; born Lula Carson Smith. Her work deals sensitively with loneliness and the plight of the eccentric. Notable works: "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" (1940), "The Member of the Wedding" (1946), and "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" (1951)
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.