Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1912–2008), US writer, radio and television journalist, and historian; born Louis Terkel. He had his own television show 1950–53 and radio show 1953–98. Thought of as the voice of the common man, he wrote "Division Street: America" (1967), "The Good War" (1984), "Coming of Age" (1995), and "My American Century" (1997)
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.