Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mountain farmer of the southern US states.
- ‘In between are similar terms with greater regional specificity: ‘cracker’ in Georgia and Florida; ‘linthead’ in the Carolinas; ‘okie’ in the West; ‘hillbilly’ or ‘ridge runner’ in West Virginia and the Midwest’.’
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.