Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1857–1934), English composer; full name Sir Edward William Elgar. He is known particularly for the "Enigma Variations" (1899), the oratorio "The Dream of Gerontius" (1900), and for patriotic pieces such as the five "Pomp and Circumstance" marches (1901–30).
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.