Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1879–1935), US humorist and actor; full name William Penn Adair Rogers. A vaudeville headliner with his rope twirling and homespun humor from 1905, he wrote a syndicated column for "The New York Times" 1922–35. He died in a plane crash with aviator Wiley Post in Alaska.
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.