Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1938–), US basketball player; full name Oscar Palmer Robertson. A guard, he led the 1960 US Olympic team to a gold medal and then played professionally for the Cincinnati Royals 1960–70 and the Milwaukee Bucks 1970–74. Basketball Hall of Fame (1980)
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.