Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1918–2008), Russian novelist; Russian name Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn. After spending eight years in a labor camp, he began writing. He was exiled in 1974 and eventually returned in 1994. Notable works: "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" (1962), "Cancer Ward" (1968), and "The Gulag Archipelago" (1973). Nobel Prize for Literature (1970)
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.