Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1631–1700), English poet, critic, and playwright of the Augustan Age. He is best known for "Marriage à la mode" (comedy, 1673), "All for Love" (a tragedy based on Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra", 1678), and "Absalom and Achitophel" (verse satire in heroic couplets, 1681).
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.