Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1947–), US baseball player; full name Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr. He pitched for the New York Mets 1966, 1968–71, the California Angels 1972–79, the Houston Astros 1980–88, and the Texas Rangers 1989–93. He holds the career records for no-hitters (7) and strikeouts (5,714). Baseball Hall of Fame (1999)
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.