Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1897–1975), US novelist and playwright; full name Thornton Niven Wilder. His work is particularly concerned with the universality of human experience, irrespective of time or place. He wrote the novel "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1927) and the plays "Our Town" (1938) and "The Skin of Our Teeth" (1942)
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.