Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1934), Nigerian playwright, novelist, and critic; full name Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka. His writing often uses satire to explore the contrast between traditional and modern society in Africa. Notable works: "The Lion and the Jewel" (1959) and "The Interpreters" (1965). In 1986 he became the first African to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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.