Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1904–88), US sculptor and designer. The son of a Japanese father and American mother, he lived in both countries when young. His interests and achievements extended to set design for Martha Graham’s ballet, garden design, furniture design, construction of paper lamps, and the sculpting of massive stone works.
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.