Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1905–82), US writer and philosopher, born in Russia; born Alissa Rozenbaum. She developed a philosophy of “objectivism,” in "For the New Intellectual" (1961), arguing for “rational self-interest,” individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism. Notable novels: "The Fountainhead" (1943) and "Atlas Shrugged" (1957)
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.