Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A US comedy team, comprising various partners from the early 1930s to 1970. The most popular trio (1934–46) were Moe Howard (born Moses Horwitz ) (1897–1975), Curly Howard (Moe's brother; born Jerome Lester Horwitz ) (1903–52), and Larry Fine (born Louis Feinberg ) (1902–75). The Stooges' nearly 200 movie shorts include "Men in Black" (1934), "Hold That Lion!" (1947), and "Quiz Whizz" (1958)
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.