Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–), US writer; full name Calvin Marshall Trillin. He became a staff writer for "The New Yorker" magazine in 1963 and had a syndicated newspaper column 1986–95 and a weekly column in "Time" magazine 1995–2001. He was a columnist 1978–85 for "The Nation", to which he has contributed a weekly satirical verse since 1990. Among his many books are "Remembering Denny" (1993), a story of a college friend, and "Messages from my Father" (1996)
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.