Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1944–), US writer and critic; full name Alice Malsenior Walker. She wrote the award-winning "The Color Purple" (1982), a story about a black woman rebuilding her life after being raped by her supposed father, which was made into a movie in 1985. She also wrote "Possessing the Secret of Joy" (1992) and "By the Light of My Father's Smile" (1998)
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.