Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1925–2006), US writer; full name William Clark Styron, Jr. His works include "The Confessions of Nat Turner" (1967); "Sophie's Choice" (1979); "Darkness Visible" (1990), about his own battle with depression; and "A Tidewater Morning: Three Tales from Youth" (1993)
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.