Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1849–1914), US journalist and social reformer; born in Denmark. A police reporter for the "New York Tribune" 1877–88 and the "New York Evening Sun" 1888–99, he was a crusader for parks, playgrounds, and improved schools and housing in urban areas. He wrote "How the Other Half Lives" (1890)
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.