Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1911–56), US track and field athlete and golfer; full name Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias. After winning gold medals in the javelin throw and 80-meter hurdle events at the 1932 Olympic games, she turned to golf and won many major professional titles between 1936 and 1954.
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.