Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1925–64), US novelist and short-story writer; full name Mary Flannery O'Connor. Her short stories are notable for their dark humor and grotesque characters and are published in collections such as "A Good Man Is Hard to Find, and Other Stories" (1955). Notable novels: "Wise Blood" (1952) and "The Violent Bear It Away" (1960)
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.