Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1919–2014), US folk musician and songwriter. A prominent figure in the revival of American folk music, he is also noted for his environmental activism, especially in projects to reclaim the Hudson River. Notable songs: "“If I Had a Hammer”" (c.1949) and "“Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”" (1956)
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.