Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1931–), US novelist; full name Chloe Anthony Morrison. Her novels depict the black American experience and heritage, often focusing on rural life in the South, as in "The Bluest Eye" (1970). Notable works: "Beloved" (1987), "Sula" (1973), "Tar Baby" (1981), and "Paradise" (1998). Nobel Prize for Literature (1993)
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.