Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1898–1970), US novelist, born in Germany. His first novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1929; movie, 1930), was an international success. The book and its sequel, "The Road Back" (1931), were banned by the Nazis in 1933. All of his 10 novels deal with the horror of war and its aftermath.
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.