Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A child born in wartime, especially one fathered by a serviceman.
- ‘Howard Barker's Claw is a rarely performed, darkly comic tale of greed and corruption in post-war Britain, following Noel Biledew's journey from illegitimate war baby to his successes as a pimp for the cream of society.’
- ‘Plummer's own essay, ‘Brown Babies: Race, Gender and Policy after World War II,’ addresses the impact of biracial war babies on foreign policy.’
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.