Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–98), US actor and singer; born Leonard Franklin Slye. One of the original Sons of the Pioneers country singers, he starred in many “singing cowboy” westerns, with his horse Trigger and dog Bullet and, from 1944, with Dale Evans (1912–2001), whom he married in 1947. His movies include "Under Western Stars" (1938), "The Yellow Rose of Texas" (1944), and "Apache Rose" (1947)
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.