Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1902–68), US novelist.; full name John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr."Of Mice and Men" (1937) and "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939) are among his works noted for their sympathetic and realistic portrayal of migrant farm workers and other common folk during the Great Depression; full name John Steinbeck. His later novels include "Cannery Row" (1945) and "East of Eden" (1952). Nobel Prize for Literature (1962)
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.