Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1896–1977), US singer and actress. A blues and jazz singer, she made songs such as "“Dinah”" (1925) and "“Stormy Weather”" (1933) popular. She acted on Broadway in "Cabin in the Sky" (1940) and "The Member of the Wedding" (1950) and in movies such as "Pinky" (1949)
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.