Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1933–), US civil rights activist; full name James Howard Meredith. In 1962, he became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi after 3,000 troops quelled riots. He wrote "Three Years in Mississippi" (1966) and "Mississippi: A Volume of Eleven Books" (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.