Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1915–83), US blues singer and guitarist; born McKinley Morganfield. He recorded "“Rollin' Stone”" in 1950, and that year formed a blues band, with which he had such hits as "“Got My Mojo Working”" (1957). The Rolling Stones took their name from his 1950 song.
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.