Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1946), US movie director, screenwriter, and producer. He won Academy Awards for his adaptation of the novel "Midnight Express" (1978) and for his direction of "Platoon" (1986) and "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989), both of which indict US involvement in the Vietnam War. Other notable movies: "JFK" (1991) and "Natural Born Killers" (1994)
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.