Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1944–), US baseball player; full name George Thomas Seaver. A pitcher for the New York Mets 1966–77 and 1982–83, he won the Cy Young Award in 1969, 1973, and 1975. He also pitched for the Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago White Sox, and the Boston Red Sox. Baseball Hall of Fame (1992)
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.