Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1915–2001), English astrophysicist and writer. He was one of the proponents of the steady state theory of cosmology, and, mainly with the American physicist William A. Fowler (1911–95), described the processes of nucleosynthesis inside stars. His later work included the controversial suggestions that life on the earth has an extraterrestrial origin, and that some viruses arrive from space.
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.