Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1882–1941), Irish writer; full name James Augustine Aloysius Joyce. One of the most important writers of the modernist movement, he made his name with "Dubliners" (short stories, 1914). His novel "Ulysses" (1922) revolutionized the structure of the modern novel and developed the stream-of-consciousness technique. Other notable novels: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (1914–15) and "Finnegans Wake" (1939).
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.