Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1782–1852), German educationist and founder of the kindergarten system; full name Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel. Believing that play materials, practical occupations, and songs are needed to develop a child's real nature, he opened a school for young children in 1837.
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.