Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1933–), US novelist and short-story writer; full name Philip Milton Roth. He often wrote with irony and humor about the complexity and diversity of contemporary American Jewish life. Notable works: "Portnoy's Complaint" (1969), "Zuckerman Bound" (1985), and "American Pastoral" (1997)
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.