Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1895–1963), German composer. A leading figure in the neoclassical trend which began in the 1920s and an exponent of Gebrauchsmusik (‘utility music’), he believed that music should have a social purpose. Notable works: Mathis der Maler (opera, 1938).
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.