Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1840–1928), English novelist and poet. Much of his work deals with the struggle against the indifferent force that inflicts the sufferings and ironies of life. Notable novels: "The Mayor of Casterbridge" (1886), "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (1891), and "Jude the Obscure" (1896).
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.