Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Two German painters. Lucas (1472–1553, known as Cranach the Elder) was a member of the Danube School who was noted for his early religious pictures, such as "The Rest on the Flight into Egypt" (1504). He also painted portraits, including several of Martin Luther. His son Lucas (1515–86, known as Cranach the Younger) continued working in the same tradition as his father.
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.