Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1892–1957), US opera singer; born in Italy; full name Ezio Fortunato Pinza. A bass, he performed with the Metropolitan Opera from 1926 until 1948 and was responsible for the return of Mozart's operas to the Met repertory. In 1949, he appeared on Broadway in "South Pacific"
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.