Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1883–1969), German-born American architect. He was the first director of the Bauhaus School of Design (1919–28) and a pioneer of the International Style. He settled in the US in 1938, where he was professor of architecture at Harvard University until 1952.
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.