Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Baron Olivier of Brighton (1907–89), English actor and director; full name Laurence Kerr Olivier. Following his professional debut in 1924, he performed all the major Shakespearean roles; he was also director of the National Theatre (1963–73). His movies include "Wuthering Heights" (1939), "Rebecca" (1940), "Pride and Prejudice" (1940), "Henry V" (1944), and "Hamlet" (1948)
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.